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(Vocal/instrumental group, 1979–95)

Liverpudlians Eddie Lundon (guitar, vocals) and Gary Daly (keyboards) shared a mutual love for Eno and Bowie, with a dash of Steely Dan thrown in. Walter Becker from The Dan actually produced their third album Flaunt The Imperfection (1985). The band had hits with ‘Christian’ (1983), ‘Wishful Thinking’ (1984) and ‘Black Man Ray (1985). Their technical ability and almost jazzy musical imagination set them apart from most new romantic and post-punk contemporaries.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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