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Yello - 84% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Swiss electronic band is led by Dieter Meier (4 March 1945, Zurich, Switzerland), the son of a millionaire banker, sometime professional gambler, performance artist, and member of the Switzerland national golf team. Meier provides the concepts whilst his partner Boris Blank (b. 2 October 1938, Switzerland) writes the music. Previously Meier had been a member of Peripher Read more

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - 81% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the summer of 1980, this Liverpool, England-based outfit comprised former Big In Japan vocalist Holly Johnson (William Johnson, 19 February 1960, Khartoum, Sudan) backed by Paul Rutherford (b. 8 December 1959, Liverpool, England; vocals), Nasher Nash (b. Brian Nash, 20 May 1963; guitar), Mark O’Toole (b. 6 January 1964, Liverpool, England; bass) and Peter  Read more

Haircut 100 - 79% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Beckenham, Kent, England in 1980, Haircut 100 began on a part-time basis with a line-up comprising Nick Heyward (20 May 1961, Beckenham, Kent, England; vocals), Les Nemes (b. 5 December 1960, Croydon, Surrey, England; bass) and Graham Jones (b. 8 July 1961, Bridlington, North Yorkshire, England; guitar). Early the following year they were augmented by Memphis Blair Read more

Heaven 17 - 78% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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An offshoot project from the UK production company BEF, this synthpop band featured the keyboards duo Ian Craig Marsh (11 November 1956, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England) and Martyn Ware (b. 19 May 1956, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England) and vocalist Glenn Gregory (b. 16 May 1958, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England). Heaven 17’s first UK hit was the dance-orientated ‘(We Don& Read more

Bomb The Bass - 74% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Dance Disco Electronic & Ambient Urban & Rap
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Early pioneers of the UK’s house scene, Bomb The Bass is a collective front for Tim Simenon (Brixton, London, England; of Malay Chinese and Scottish parents). After attending a course in studio engineering he shot to prominence in 1988 with ‘Beat Dis’, which reached the UK Top 5. Both ‘Megablast’ and ‘Say A Little Prayer’ were also UK Top 1 Read more

The Art of Noise - 74% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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The Communards - 74% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Dance Pop / Rock Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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After leaving Bronski Beat in the spring of 1985, vocalist Jimmy Somerville (James Somerville, 22 June 1961, Glasgow, Scotland) teamed up with the classically trained pianist Richard Coles (b. 23 June 1962, Northampton, England) to form the Committee. When a rival group laid claim to that name, they became the Communards, a title borrowed from a nineteenth-century group of F Read more

Bow Wow Wow - 72% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in London, England in 1980 by former Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren, Bow Wow Wow comprised three former members of Adam And The Ants: Dave Barbe (David Barbarossa, Mauritius; drums), Matthew Ashman (b. London, England, d. 21 November 1995) and Leigh Gorman (bass). This trio was called upon to back McLaren’s latest protégée, a 14-year-old Burmes Read more

China Crisis - 72% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This Liverpool, England-based band was formed in 1979 around the core of Gary Daly (10 May 1962, Kirkby, Merseyside, England; vocals) and Eddie Lundon (b. 9 June 1962, Kirkby, Merseyside, England; guitar). In 1982, their first single, ‘African And White’, initially on the independent Inevitable label, was picked up for distribution by Virgin Records and made a crit Read more

Pet Shop Boys - 70% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Dance Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed by Neil Tennant (10 July 1954, North Shields, Northumberland, England; vocals) and Chris Lowe (b. Christopher Sean Lowe, 4 October 1959, Blackpool, Lancashire, England; keyboards) in 1981, this highly inventive UK duo owes their long-term career to the ability to bridge melodic pop and dance music with intelligence and style.Lowe studied as an Read more

Scritti Politti - 70% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Founded by a group of Leeds, England-based art students in 1978, by the time of their first single, ‘Skank Bloc Bologna’, the nucleus of Scritti Politti was Green Gartside (Paul Julian Strohmeyer, 22 June 1956, Cardiff, Wales; vocals/guitar), Matthew Kay (keyboards) and Tom Morley (drums) and Nial Jinks (bass, departed 1980). At this stage, the band was explicitly Read more

Culture Club - 68% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Harbingers of the so-called ‘new pop’ that swept through the UK charts in the early 80s, Culture Club was formed by Boy George (George O’Dowd, 14 June 1961, Eltham, Kent, England; vocals), Roy Hay (b. 12 August 1961, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England; guitar/keyboards), Mikey Craig (b. 15 February 1960, Hammersmith, London, England; bass) and Jon Moss (b. 11 Sep Read more

Propaganda - 68% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Euro pop/synthesizer unit left their native Germany to arrive in England in 1983. Propaganda originally comprised founder members Ralf Dörper (11 January 1960, Düsseldorf, Germany; keyboards, ex-Die Krupps) and DJ Andreas Thein, with Susanne Freytag (b. 3 September 1957, Düsseldorf, Germany; vocals), Claudia Brücken (b. 7 December 1963, Berchenz, Ger Read more

ABC - 65% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Purveyors of ‘perfect pop’ in the early 80s, ABC’s sound has always been dominated by the stunning vocal range and lyrical songwriting skills of lead singer Martin Fry (9 March 1958, Manchester, England). The band was formed after Fry had interviewed Mark White (b. 1 April 1961, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England; guitar) and Stephen Singleton (b. 17 April 1959, Sh Read more

Human League - 63% match to Malcolm McLaren

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
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