Ultravox

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Billie Currie (keyboards, b. 1950/Yorkshire), Chris Cross (bass, 1952/London), Midge Ure (vocals & guitar, 1953/Scotland), Warren Cann (drums, 1950/BC, Canada) – photo 1980

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Ultravox (initial band name ‘Tiger Lily’) is formed by John Foxx in 1973 and delivers glam-punk/post-punk rock in 3 LPs and 3 singles in 1975-79. John Foxx leaves in 1979 to pursue a solo-career and is replaced by Midge Ure. Under the latter’s leadership, the band releases 4 LP albums of strikingly lyrical and innovative new wave rock in 1980-84. Ultravox disbands in 1987.

1986 U-VOX –  Same old story  ∙  All fall down  ∙  1984 SINGLE –  Love’s Great Adventure  ∙ 

1984 LAMENT –  One Small Day  ∙  Dancing with Tears in My Eyes  ∙  Lament  ∙  Man of Two Worlds  ∙  Heart of the Country  ∙  1982 QUARTET –  Reap the Wild Wind  ∙  Serenade  ∙  Hymn  ∙  Visions in Blue  ∙  We Came to Dance  ∙  1981 RAGE IN EDEN –  The Voice  ∙  We Stand Alone  ∙  Rage in Eden  ∙  I Remember (Death in the Afternoon)  ∙  The Thin Wall  ∙  1980 VIENNA –  Astradyne  ∙  Passing Strangers  ∙  Vienna  ∙  Sleepwalk  ∙  Mr. X  ∙  All Stood Still  ∙ 

ULTRAVOX WITH JOHN FOXX :  1978 –  Slowmotion  ∙  Quiet Men.  1977 –  The Wild the Beautiful and the Damned  ∙  Frozen ones  ∙  Rockwrok  ∙  Young Savage  ∙  Dangerous Rythm.  1975 –  Monkey Jive  ∙  Ain’t misbehavin’  ∙ 

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