Personalities | Aztec Camera | Eighties | Rock

(Vocal/instrumental group, 1980–95)

Roddy Frame was 19 when his band’s debut High Land Hard Rain appeared in 1983. His quirky brand of tuneful pop, spiced with clever lyrics, was a breath of fresh air at the time. Two fellow Scots, Craig Gannon (bass) and Malcolm Ross (guitar), joined him for 1984’s Knife. The superb soul pop of 1988’s ‘Somewhere In My Heart’ remains Aztec Camera’s biggest hit, but Frame continues to ply his trade as one of the UK’s most talented songsmiths.

Styles & Forms | Eighties | Rock
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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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