In The Nursery

Genres: Electronic & Ambient
Decades: 1990s 2000s


Twin brothers Klive and Nigel Humberstone and bass player Anthony Bennett formed this Sheffield, England-based band in 1981. The trio originally tagged along with the UK’s industrial music scene, releasing the six-track When Cherished Dreams Come True in June 1983. The ‘Witness (To A Scream)’ single and Sonority EP followed before the band moved to the Sweatbox label for the fearsome Temper EP. The album Twins was recorded without the departed Bennett at Bradford’s Flexible Response Studio. The set adopted a more subtle approach by favouring theatrical atmospherics over industrial clatter. Multi-lingual vocalist Dolores Marguerite C made her debut on the Trinity EP adding French narration to ‘Elegy’. Dolores and military-styled percussionist Q were added to the line-up on the subsequent Stormhorse, the soundtrack to an imaginary film that provided the cinematic blueprint for all their future recordings. The quartet’s final...

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