Personalities | The Jesus & Mary Chain | Eighties | Rock
(Vocal/instrumental group, 1983–98)
This irascible, much-lauded Scottish crew featured the Reid brothers, William and Jim (both vocals, guitar) and, for a while, Bobby Gillespie of Primal Scream (drums). They took The Velvet Underground’s art rock and overlaid surprisingly poppy melodies. Their early gigs turned into riots, but 1985’s Psychocandy was a very good debut album that never quite matched. They had several Top 20 UK singles including the classic ‘Some Candy Talking’. Ultimately, the siblings launched interesting solo ventures.
Styles & Forms | Eighties | Rock
Personalities | Billy Joel | Eighties | Rock
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