Colin Newman (born 16 September 1954) is an English musician, record producer and record label owner. He is best known as the primary vocalist and songwriter for the post-punk band Wire.
Colin Newman was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire and moved to London when he was 21 after finishing art school. In 1976 Newman formed the band Wire which he served as main songwriter, singer and guitarist. At start the band was considered a part of London's Punk rock scene but later reached critical acclaim for their massive influence on Post-punk, New wave and Alternative rock. When the band temporarily split in 1980, Newman pursued a solo career. His first solo album, A-Z, was released in 1980 on the Beggar's Banquet record label. The album veered from extremely skewed pop to more mainstream numbers, such as "Order for Order", which was compared by some to Gary Numan. A track from the demos for this LP (but not included on theЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- A-Z [1980, альбом]
- Provisionally Entitled The Singing Fish [06.1981, альбом]
- Not To [01.1982, альбом]
- We Means We Starts / Not To [05.1982, сингл]
- Commercial Suicide [1986, альбом]
- Interview [1986, сингл]
- It Seems [1988, альбом]
- Provisionally Entitled The Singing Fish / Not To [1988, альбом]
- CN1 [25.04.1988, сингл]
- Bastard [29.07.1997, альбом]