|Genres:||Electronic & Ambient Pop / Rock R&B / Soul|
|Tags:||electronic dance seen live hip-hop electronica chillout trip-hop british acid jazz|
|Links:||BBC Music Official Homepage Wikipedia|
This UK crossover outfits commercial breakthrough in the early 90s was the result of both sustained hard work and an original talent. Their line-up revolved around three women and three men: Rob Birch (Robert Charles Birch, 11 June 1961, Ruddington, Nottinghamshire, England; vocals), Nick The Head Hallam (b. 11 June 1962, Nottingham, England; synthesizers, computers, scratching), and Owen If (b. Ian Frederick Rossiter, 20 March 1959, Newport, Wales; percussion, ex-Bourbonese Qualk), plus Cath Coffey (b. Catherine Muthomi Coffey, Kenya - I cant tell you my real age because I act and tell different casting directions various different ages), Andrea Bedassie (b. 7 November 1957, London, England), and Verona Davis (b. 18 February 1952, London, England) on backing vocals. Hallam and Birch had been friends in Nottingham since the age of six. There they formed a rock duo titled Dogman And Head, before moving to London in 1985 when they were...