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Formed: 1968 in London, England
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Disbanded: 1982
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Brian Connolly, Gary Moberley, Steve Priest, Andy Scott, Mick Tucker, Mick Stewart, Frank Torpey
Biography: In some ways, the Sweet epitomized all the tacky hubris and garish silliness of the early '70s. Fusing bubblegum melodies with crunching, fuzzy guitars, the band looked a heavy metal band, but were as tame as any pop group. It was a dichotomy that served them well, as they racked up a number of hits ...Read full biography
The Sweet
Released: 1973
Label: Razor & Tie
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One of the original glam rock bands, Sweet released a number of successful singles in England between 1970 and 1973 before making a breakthrough in North America. In 1973, the band finally hit it big with ...Read full review
Desolation Boulevard
Released: 1974
Label: EMI
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Sweet hit the peak of their powers on Desolation Boulevard, a wonderfully lightweight collection of fizzy melodies and big, dumb hooks. Essentially, the album consists of three dynamic singles buoyed by ...Read full review