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Black Grape
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Musicians
    (1993-1998)
    Born in Manchester, England, United Kingdom
    Formed by former Happy Mondays members Shaun Ryder and Bez
    Other members:
    Kermit and Psycho, rappers
    Paul 'Wags' Wagstaff, guitar
    Jed Lynch, drums
    Danny Saber, bass, guitar, keyboards, production and arrangements
    Recorded the albums 'It's Great When You're Straight... Yeah' (1995) and 'Stupid Stupid Stupid' (1998)
    Recorded the singles 'Reverend Black Grape,' 'In the Name of the Father,' Kelly's Heroes,' 'Fat Neck' and 'England's Irie'
    Ryder's explanation of the band name: 'Well, Kermit's black, and grapes are my favorite fruit.'
    The cover of their first album featured terrorist Carlos the Jackal.
    They failed to appear at the Doncaster Dome after a backstage brawl between Ryder and the rest of the band (December, 1997).
    Ryder then cancelled all the band's scheduled 1998 concerts as he pursued a film career.
    Their first album debuted at number one on the British charts and went platinum in the UK.
    They had a funky and eclectic sound.
    The Independent wrote, 'Whereas every other rock band today bases itself around feelings of 20th-century malaise, Black Grape are the party Prince described in '1999.''

Credit: C. Fishel


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