Flesh for Lulu

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock
Tags: post-punk new wave gothic rock 80s goth alternative Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1980s 2000s
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This UK rock band was the creation of singer/guitarist Nick Marsh and drummer James Mitchell and took their name from an American cult movie. They were joined by Rocco Barker (ex-Wasted Youth) on guitar and Glen Bishop, replaced by Kevin Mills (ex-Specimen) on bass after the single ‘Restless’. Derek Greening (keyboards, guitar) became the fifth member shortly afterwards, although he continued to play with his other band, Peter And The Test Tube Babies. Previously their debut single had been ‘Roman Candle’, prefacing a first album that they would ‘rather forget about’. Blue Sisters Swing, on the tiny Hybrid label, followed as a stop-gap. The sleeve illustration of two nuns kissing resulted in bans in the USA and Europe. The release of Big Fun City was the first to do the band justice, even though it was hampered by artwork problems at Polydor Records, and featured everything from country ballads to basic rock ‘n’ roll. Their...

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