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Eurythmics - 100% match to The Tourists

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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UK pop duo comprising David A. Stewart (9 September 1952, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England) and Annie Lennox (b. 25 December 1954, Aberdeen, Scotland). The worldwide popularity and critical acclaim of one of pop music’s leading duos came about by fastidious determination and Stewart’s remarkably good ear in being able to write the perfect song for his musical par Read more

Hazel O'Connor - 66% match to The Tourists

Genres: Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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16 May 1955, Coventry, Warwickshire, England. O’Connor’s introduction to showbusiness involved working as a dancer and started with a minor movie role in Girls Come First. At the close of the 70s, she signed to the Albion label and issued the single ‘Ee-I-Adio’, which failed to sell. Her profile increased when she appeared in the movie Breaking Glass, a m Read more

The Motors - 46% match to The Tourists

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Motors were based around the partnership of Nick Garvey (26 April 1951, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England) and Andy McMaster (b. 27 July 1947, Glasgow, Scotland) who first met in the pub rock band Ducks Deluxe. McMaster had a long career in pop music, having played in several bands in the 60s including the Sabres, which also featured Frankie Miller. McMaster release Read more

Altered Images - 38% match to The Tourists

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1979, this Scottish pop ensemble featured Clare Grogan (17 March 1962, Glasgow, Scotland; vocals), Johnny McElhone (b. 21 April 1963, Glasgow, Scotland; bass), Tony McDaid (guitar), and Michael ‘Tich’ Anderson (drums). Even before their recorded debut, Grogan found herself cast in a film, Gregory’s Girl, by director Bill Forsyth. In 1980, Altered Ima Read more

Dollar - 37% match to The Tourists

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Under the aegis of producer Trevor Horn, this UK singing duo were designed to appeal to much the same market as Guys And Dolls before, and Bucks Fizz after them. Attired in stylish but not too way-out costumes for UK television’s Top Of The Pops, Thereze Bazaar and David Van Day (28 November 1957) made a promising start with November 1978’s ‘Shooting Star’ Read more

Annie Lennox - 36% match to The Tourists

Genres: Dance Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ann Lennox, 25 December 1954, Aberdeen, Scotland. Following the amicable dissolution of the Eurythmics in 1991, the component parts of that band have gone on to widely varying degrees of success. Both of Lennox’s first two solo albums would reach number 1 in the UK charts, the second of which doing so while fellow David A. Stewart was underachieving with Greetings From Read more

Tenpole Tudor - 33% match to The Tourists

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This theatrical UK punk pop band was led by the inimitable Edward Tudor-Pole (6 December 1955, London, England), who first took to the stage at the age of nine when he appeared in A Christmas Carol. After a course at Chiswick Polytechnic he went to train at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. In 1977, he joined a band called the Visitors which also included future Riverside Read more

The Communards - 33% match to The Tourists

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

Haircut 100 - 28% match to The Tourists

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

The Boomtown Rats - 28% match to The Tourists

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the first new wave acts to emerge during the musical shake-ups of 1977, the Boomtown Rats were also significant for spearheading an interest in young Irish rock. Originally formed in Dún Laoghaire in 1975 as the Nightlife Thugs, the Dublin-based band comprised part-time music journalist Bob Geldof (Robert Frederick Zenon Geldof, 5 October 1951, Dún Laogh Read more

Toyah - 28% match to The Tourists

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Toyah Ann Willcox, 18 May 1958, Kings Heath, Birmingham, England. One of the more talented individuals to have risen under the banner of punk, Toyah roamed with the gangs of Birmingham before channelling her energy into Birmingham Old Rep Drama School. She later worked as a mime artist at the Ballet Rambert, before winning her first professional acting role in the BBC Televi Read more

Spear Of Destiny - 27% match to The Tourists

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed from the ashes of Theatre Of Hate in early 1983, Spear Of Destiny took their name from the mythological weapon that pierced the body of Christ, and was supposedly acquired over the years by Attila The Hun, Napoleon, and Hitler. This helped the band to attract quite a volume of destructive commentary in the press. The original line-up featured mainstay Kirk Brandon (3 Read more

The Jags - 27% match to The Tourists

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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One of the many so called UK power pop bands to emerge from the new wave, the Jags did so in style with their classic debut ‘Back Of My Hand’. They came together when Nick Watkinson and his school friend, John Alder from Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, began writing songs together around 1977. Despite Watkinson leaving for Bournemouth College Of Art they remained in Read more

The Motels - 26% match to The Tourists

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Berkeley, California, in the early 70s, the early line-up of the Motels, originally known as the Warfield Foxes, comprised Martha Davis (15 January 1951, Berkeley, California, USA; vocals), Dean Chamberlain (guitar), Robert Newman (drums) and Richard D’Andrea (bass). Relocating to Los Angeles, the band recorded a demo tape for Warner Brothers Records in 1975, Read more

Lene Lovich - 25% match to The Tourists

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Vocalist Lovich was one of several acts launched by the Stiff Records label in 1978. The former horror-film soundtrack screamer joined new signings Mickey Jupp, Rachel Sweet and Jona Lewie on the Be Stiff national tour, of which this charismatic performer emerged as the undoubted star. Her arresting, gypsy-like appearance, and warbled intonation was matched by a sense of pop Read more

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