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The Psychedelic Furs

The Psychedelic Furs
Formed: 1977 in London, England
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Disbanded: 1991
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Keith Forsey, John Ashton, Tim Butler, Vince Ely, Paul Garisto, Duncan Kilburn, Joe McGinty, Roger Morris, Mars Williams, Richard Butler
Biography: The Psychedelic Furs, whose name was inspired by the 1966 Velvet Underground song "Venus in Furs," were formed in England in 1977 by brothers Richard Butler (vocals) and Tim Butler (bass), along with saxophone player Duncan Kilburn and guitarist Roger Morris. By the time they released their self-titled ...Read full biography
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Released: 1981
Label: Sony Music Distribution
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This time working solely with Steve Lillywhite, the Furs introduce a brighter, poppier side to their underground rock edge, with smashing results throughout. The group produces some powerful songs, even ...Read full review
The Psychedelic Furs
Released: 1980
Critics' Rating:
Emerging from the incipient post-punk London scene with a healthy fascination for late-'70s Bowie (and in turn, for his own attraction to Krautrock), the then-sextet kicked up a slightly monochromatic ...Read full review