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Marc Almond

Marc Almond (born Peter Mark Sinclair Almond on 9 July 1957 in Southport, Lancashire, (now in the county of Merseyside, England) is a popular English singer, songwriter and recording artist, who originally found fame as half of the seminal synthpop/new wave duo Soft Cell. Marc Almond has had a long and varied career spanning almost 30 years. During this time, after a career with Soft Cell and Marc and the Mambas, he has collaborated with an extremely wide range of artists including Antony and the Johnsons, Jools Holland, Siouxsie Sioux, Nick Cave, P.

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Visage

There are at least two artists sharing the name Visage; The name is used by a British synthpop band, and a Japanese visual kei band. British: The first Visage was a new romantic band formed in 1978 by Steve Strange (former member of the punk band Moors Murderers) and Rusty Egan (previously the drummer for The Rich Kids). Initially, the band was comprised of Steve Strange, Rusty Egan and Midge Ure (also previously of The Rich Kids).

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Ultravox

Ultravox (formerly Ultravox!) were one of the primary exponents of the British electronic pop music movement of the early 1980s. The band was particularly associated with the new romantic movement, although it both pre- and post-dated New Romantic by several years, drawing inspiration variously from punk, the artier side of glam rock and latterly straightforward synth pop. The band was formed in 1973 in London, United Kingdom on the initiative of vocalist, songwriter and keyboardist John Foxx (born Dennis Leigh).

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Dave Formula

Dave Formula, (born David Tomlinson 1946), is an English keyboardist and composer from Manchester, UK who played with the post-punk band Magazine, and New Romantic ensemble Visage during the end of the 1970s and the beginning of the 1980s, in Ludus and in the "world music" band The Angel Brothers. He started out in the mid-sixties (ca. 1965) and achieved some success with the R&B / Blues / Soul band St.

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Mental As Anything

Mental As Anything is an Australian New Wave/rock music band who, since the late 70s have released numerous albums & singles and have produced many innovative music videos. Although they have worked in a much broader musical idiom, Mental As Anything are in many respects comparable to British band Madness, in that their music is typically delivered with a quirky, ironic sense of humour and a strong visual identity.

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Silent Scream

There was more than one band named Silent Scream. One of them was a hardcore band from Milwaukee, Wisconsin that was around from about 1987 to about 1989. More info: http://milwaukeehardcore.net/milwhc/MilwHC:Bands:SilentScream. The other was a California based death/thrash band featuring the following:
#3 Demo(1991) and From The Darkest Depths Of The Imagination(1992) which was produced by Gene Hoglan. The band has 2 pages up at MySpace. The official bands URL is: http://www.myspace.com/silentscreamusa and the fan page is http://www.myspace.com/matrixofmadness

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Tiger Lily

There are two artists with the name Tiger Lily. 1. Tiger Lily is an Hardcore/Sludge/Doom band from Fresno, California.
Members include Creature (vocals), Moose (bass/vocals), Bear (guitar/vocals), Zerg (guitar), and Rat (drums). Facebook.com/tigerlilynoise
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tigerlilynoise.tumblr.com 2. "Tiger Lily" was an early incarnation of the band "Ultravox". The band was formed in 1973 in London, United Kingdom on the initiative of vocalist, songwriter and keyboardist John Foxx (born Dennis Leigh).

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Bloomsbury Set

The greatest undiscoverd Pop band of the 80's.From Halesowen in Birmingham the band members were Paul Faulkner on Guitar..Gary Lloyd on bass..Jim Simpson on Drums and Andy Lloyd on Lead Vocals . The band were the link between the the merseybeat sound of the sixties and the New romantic sound of the early 80's.

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