The Psychedelic Furs

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by The Psychedelic Furs

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Until the recruitment of a drummer (Vince Ely) in 1979, Richard Butler (5 June 1956, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, England; vocals), Roger Morris (guitar), John Ashton (b. 30 November 1957; guitar, ex-Photon), Duncan Kilburn (woodwinds) and Tim Butler (b. 7 December 1958; bass) had difficulties finding work. The band was also dogged by an unprepossessing sullenness in interview, an equally anachronistic name - inspired by the 1966 Velvet Underground track, ‘Venus In Furs’ - and... Read more

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new wave
post-punk
80s
alternative
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