Love and Rockets

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock
Tags: post-punk new wave 80s gothic alternative gothic rock british Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Thisavant garde UK rock band was formed at Christmas 1985 from the ashes of Bauhaus. When David Jay aka David J (David Jay Haskins, 24 April 1957, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England) had finished working with the Jazz Butcher on the A Scandal In Bohemia and Sex And Travel albums, he linked up once more with old colleague Daniel Ash (b. 31 July 1957, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England), who had been working with Tones On Tail. Another former member of Bauhaus, Kevin Haskins (b. 19 July 1960, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England) also came with Ash, forming the band’s nucleus of Jay (vocals, bass, keyboards), Ash (vocals, guitar, keyboards) and Haskins (drums/keyboards). Early singles included ‘Kundalini Express’, concerning Tantric meditation, and a cover version of the Temptations’ ‘Ball Of Confusion’. The band’s 1985 debut, Seventh Dream Of Teenage Heaven, was a celebration of the rituals of youth, based loosely on...

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