Personalities | The Adverts | Seventies | Rock
(Vocal group, 1977–79)
A London punk band comprising T.V. Smith (guitar, vocals), Gaye Advert (bass), Howard Pickup (guitar) and Laurie Driver (drums), The Adverts’ debut single ‘One Chord Wonders’, an incisive comment on punk, demonstrated Smith’s lyrical skill as did the Top 20 hit ‘Gary Gilmore’s Eyes’. The first album Crossing The Red Sea With The Adverts (1978) is an unsung classic, but The Adverts split after the disastrous reception that greeted the adventurous Cast Of Thousands (1979).
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