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Suicide
Formed: 1971 in New York, NY
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Genre: Classical, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Martin Rev, Alan Vega
Biography: Although they barely receive credit, Suicide (singer Alan Vega and keyboardist Martin Rev) is the source point for virtually every synth pop duo that glutted the pop marketplace (especially in England) in the early '80s. Without the trailblazing Rev and Vega, there would have been no Soft Cell, Erasure, ...Read full biography
Suicide [First Album]
Released: 1977
Label: Red Star Records
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Proof that punk was more about attitude than a raw, guitar-driven sound, Suicide's self-titled debut set the duo apart from the rest of the style's self-proclaimed outsiders. Over the course of seven songs, ...Read full review
Suicide [Second Album]
Released: 1980
Label: Mute
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Confusingly released in 1980 as Alan Vega/Martin Rev: Suicide, Mute reissued Suicide's second album as The Second Album in 2000. The reissue adds the "Dream Baby Dream" single, as well as a second disc ...Read full review