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    Born in London, United Kingdom
    Nick Laird-Clowes (February 5, 1957- ), guitar and vocals
    Gilbert Gabriel (November 16, 1956- ), keyboards
    Kate St. John (October 2, 1957- ), vocals, oboe, saxophone, accordion, piano and cor anglais
    Recorded the albums 'The Dream Academy' (1985), 'Remembrance Days' (1987) and 'A Different Kind of Weather' (1991)
    Recorded the single 'Life In A Northern Town'
    They originally called themselves 'The Politics of Pop.'
    They were one hit wonders.
    They broke up almost immediately after their only tour.
    Laird-Clowes abused Ecstasy.
    'Life In A Northern Town' was a tribute to Nick Drake.
    Their song 'The Edge of Forever' and a cover of the Smiths's 'Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want' appeared in 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off.'
    Their debut album was co-produced by David Gilmour.
    After the band broke up, Laird-Clowes wrote lyrics for Pink Floyd's 'The Division Bell' album, while St. John worked with Van Morrison and Brian Eno.

Credit: C. Fishel

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