After 20 years, it's still obvious which are the awful newer versions. I'm still waiting for the "best of" disc which is winging it's way over here from the US. I gather that also has the new recordings as well. I'd like to join the other cries for a full release of the back catalogue, or at least a CD release of the original recordings of the above mentioned 3 songs.
Well, I honestly only bought this CD for the song "F," which was used from as the opening sequence of a curiosity show "Na, sowas" in Germany. That song is great! The rest isn't worth listening to, in my opinion. Although the band split in there will be a re-union from "friends" and fans of the band on 27th March in Southend-on-sea UK. The event will feature rare and unseen footage of the band in action, there will be an opportunity to meet band members and there may even be some live music maybe!!!
Go on!!!!! See all reviews. Top reviews from other countries. Translate all reviews to English. Just as I remember it but clearer. Report abuse. Translate review to English. Good album but the song they are best known for, at least in the US, is nothing like the rest of their work. This article does not cite any sources. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Any expressed views were accurate at the time of publishing but may or may not reflect the views of the individuals concerned at a later date.
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The whole project was dropped by CBS and was never released. Piercy recalls "I think they could have been good but I now realize I didn't get the production help and direction I needed at the time. Banks went on to build his own studio before becoming managing director of Maldon Computer Company, a software and networking enterprise. King, who joined the German rock band BAP in , died of testicular cancer in Twidell as Iva Twydell released two solo albums after leaving the band Secret Service and Duel , released in and respectively , and then became a police officer.
In at the Friends Reunion organised by a fan, Banks and Russell were joined by Ian Niblo on bass and Matt Russell John's teenage son on drums to perform a karaoke set.
Banks was later talked into the capacity reunion gig at the Greenbelt Festival , with Keith Smith completing the line-up on lead vocals. They released the second track from the current line up, "Forged from Faith", as a digital download in October In January , Smith's departure from the group was announced. The vocals at their first gig in Harrow after Smith's departure were handled by Pete Banks and Russell and gave the band an "authentic" vocal style.
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It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Top reviews Most recent Top reviews.Piercy was looking to leave during the recording sessions that led to the single "Der Kommissar." Although "Der Kommissar", which had already become a hit in Canada, finally took hold in the American charts, CBS tried to get the band back together without success. All rights to the band name were signed over by Banks to Piercy and CBS.