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Barry Adamson

Barry Adamson
Born: Jun 1, 1958 in Moss Side, Manchester, England
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Biography: Barry Adamson's work as a bassist for Magazine and Nick Cave's Bad Seeds gave little indication of the complex, cinematic works he has composed as a solo artist. After leaving the Bad Seeds in 1987, Adamson decided to follow the path of film composers like John Barry, Ennio Morricone, and Bernard Herrmann, ...Read full biography
Back to the Cat
Released: 2008
Label: Central Control
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Throughout his solo career, Barry Adamson has relentlessly pursued a muse that appeared on his first full-length solo offering, Moss Side Story, released in 1989 -- six full years before David Holmes' ...Read full review
Moss Side Story
Released: 1989
Label: Mute
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Barry Adamson's first full-length album, Moss Side Story is still unequivocally his best. Elements of rock, voices from news reports, blood-curdling wordless female vocals (courtesy of experimental/punk ...Read full review
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