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Steve Harley (born Stephen Malcolm Ronald Nice, 27 February 1951) is an English singer and songwriter, best known for his work with the 1970s rock group Cockney Rebel
Harley started out playing in bars and clubs in the early 1970s. While auditioning for folk band Odin in 1971, he met violinist John Crocker, with whom he formed Cockney Rebel in late 1972.
The Human Menagerie and The Psychomodo before splitting up in 1974. However, Harley carried on with drummer Stuart Elliot, renaming the band Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, with whom he had more success. From the next album, The Best Years of Our Lives, came the number one and million selling single, "Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)"
Harley had two more hits during the mid 1970s with "Mr Raffles" and "Here Comes the Sun" which were both Top 20 hits, but he did not have any further major successes, and in the 1980s he all but faded from the public eye, relocating to the United States
In 1999, Harley began presenting a BBC Radio programme The Sounds of the Seventies, of which the last programme aired on 27 March 2008.
In 2005, The Quality of Mercy was released under the Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel name, and Harley began touring more frequently, although mainstream success remained elusive.
Drummer Stuart Elliot is besides Harley the only original band member.
Cockney Rebel's original bassist, Paul Jeffreys, was one of those who died on Pan Am Flight 103 bombed at Lockerbie in 1988. He was with his bride on their honeymoon.
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band from Melbourne, Australia. Currently, they are composed of Felix Riebl (percussion and vocals), Harry James Angus (trumpet and vocals),
Ollie McGill (keyboard and backing vocals), Ryan Monro (bass and backing vocals), Will Hull-Brown (drums) and Jamshid "Jumps" Khadiwhala (decks, percussion). They are also commonly backed by the Empire Horns, a brass duo
The Cat Empire, originally a three-piece, grew out of Jazz Cat
Their sound is often described as a fusion of jazz, ska, funk and rock with heavy Latin influences.
The band's name was taken from the title of a drawing by Felix Riebl's younger brother, Max, and its distinctive cat's eye icon, which is also known as "Pablo", was created by Ian McGill, Ollie McGill's father.
who are a fantastic life band
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Killing Joke are an English post-punk band formed in October 1978 in Notting Hill, London, England.
On September 29th., they played in the Melkweg Amsterdam
In 1987"Big" the Drummer Paul Ferguson met Jeremy "Jaz" Coleman and he and Ferguson formed Killing Joke.
They placed an advertisement in the music press which attracted guitarist Kevin "Geordie" Walker and bassist Martin "Youth" Glover.
According to Coleman, their manifesto was to "define the exquisite beauty of the atomic age in terms of style, sound and form"
The band separated and reformed several times.
In 2008 the original line up of Jaz, Youth, Geordie and Paul Ferguson announced they were to reunite
Jaz Coleman is currently writing a mass for choir and orchestra, comprising of Killing Joke’s music with the original lyrics translated into Latin for full chorus for a recording and two nights in London in 2011.
Coleman was nominated Composer in Residence by the European Union. He has to compose songs for official occasions.
the sound was characterised by monotonous, but loud scratching voice of the lead singer, which seems only to know one tone.