City Boy were a moderately successful English rock band in the late 1970s, characterised by complex vocal arrangements and heavy guitars. The band consisted of Lol Mason (lead vocals), Steve Broughton (guitar, lead vocals), Max Thomas (keyboards, guitar), Chris Dunn (bass, guitar), Roger Kent (drums), Mike Slamer (guitar, bass), and Roy Ward (drums, vocals). Their most popular songs were "220.127.116.11." and "The Day the Earth Caught Fire".
In the early 1970s, Lol Mason, Steve Broughton, Max Thomas and Chris Dunn were playing original acoustic music in the Birmingham area. They toured the clubs of the Midlands and turned professional towards the end of 1975. They were offered a recording contract by Phonogram Records on the condition that they change their name from "Back In the Band" and add drums and electric guitar. This prompted them to recruit drummer Roger Kent (who was later replaced by Roy Ward) and guitarist Mike SlamerЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Heads Are Rolling [альбом]
- It's Personal [альбом]
- City Boy [1976, альбом]
- Dinner at the Ritz [1976, альбом]
- Young Men Gone West [1977, альбом]
- 18.104.22.168. [1978, сингл]
- Book Early [1978, альбом]
- What a Night [1978, сингл]
- The Day the Earth Caught Fire [1979, альбом]
- Anthology [2001, сборник]