The Passions were a British post-punk band which formed in 1978 and disbanded in 1983. They were considered one-hit wonders due to their early 1981 single "I'm in Love with a German Film Star".
Based in Shepherds Bush, west London, The Passions' music was grounded mainly in Barbara Gogan's voice and Clive Timperley's delicate Echoplex guitar work. Before forming in 1978, most of the Passions' members had played in other groups. Timperley was formerly with the 101ers, while drummer Richard Williams and singer/guitarist Barbara Gogan were in the punk rock outfit The Derelicts. The Passions' first single, issued in March 1979, was "Needles and Pills" (written by Dack Dyde), which assisted in gaining the band a recording contract with Fiction Records.
Michael & Miranda, the band's debut album, was released in 1980. Singles "Hunted" and "The Swimmer" were followed by their major charting song, "I'm inЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Michael & Miranda [1980, альбом]
- I'm in Love With a German Film Star [1981, сингл]
- Thirty Thousand Feet Over China [1981, альбом]
- Sanctuary [1982, альбом]
- Passion Plays [1995, альбом]
|I'm yours again||
|Im In Love With A German Film Star||
|Time (feat. Joel Tock)||
|Time (ft. Joel Tock)||