The Members

The Members

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Formed the fires of punk rock in 1977 London, The Members are an English Band known for their Million Selling Anthem Sound of The Suburbs” In US they are known for the 80's MTV Smash "Working Girl” In 2010 Rock Legend Rat Scabies joined original Members JC Carroll and Chris Payne.

Biography

Reasons to Book The Members for your Club, Festival or Concert Tour

Sound of the Suburbs is an instantly recognisable post punk anthem that never fails to set an audience on fire. Selling 500,000 copies in the UK in 1979. This song has gone on to selling millions of copies over the years, featured on countless punk compilations it is simply a huge record.

Working Girl was a Massive MTV Hit in the USA. It is the song most associated it the band in this territory where the band are regarded as 80's rather then Post Punk. Check it out on YouTube and you will see the appeal.

Reggae, The Members were pioneers of White reggae and were a huge influence on bands like the Clash and the Police. The Members Reggae is a slower more authentic Dub sound as opposed to the Faster Ska which followed. The Live set features an updated version of the 1979 Hit Offshore banking as well as a Hugely popular version of Kraftwerks "The Model"

Travel light, the Members currently operate as a three piece or (four piece) they can fly in and use hired (or borrowed) amps and Kits. Recent shows in Madrird illustrate that despite never playing in that country before they can fly in at a low cost and fill out a medium sized venue.


A hugely entertaining slice of UK Post Punk History In booking the Members you will get an authentic Post Punk Reggae band that are more then a tribute band they are a hugely entertaining slice of UK Post Punk History that are still recording and evolving.

The Rat Scabies factor The Legendary Drummer of The Damned has been touring with The Band since December 2010 many people come to see "The Keith Moon of Punk" Go Nuts on the Drum Kit.

Discography

The members You Tube Channell is Here
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcDICDHMRl0&list=PLDE4CF742B04143F1

1978 Solitary Confinement (The Members) Stiff
1979 The Sound of the Suburbs (The Members) Virgin Records
1979 Offshore Banking Business (The Members) Virgin Records
1979 At The Chelsea NightClub (The Members) Virgin Records
1980 1980 (The Members) Virgin
1981 Solidarity (Children of 7) Stiff
1982 Working Girl (The Members) Arista (USA)
1982 Radio (The Members) Island/Genetic
1983 Going West (The Members) Albion
1986 Que Sera Sera (With Johnny Thinders) Jungle
1987 Copycats (With Johnny Thunders) Jungle
1990 Tyranney and The Hired Hand (frank Tovey) Mute
1992 The Wise Monkeys Singe en Boite
2005 Res-erected EMI
2006 The Rock is in the Lapt0p iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2007 Modern Folk iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2007 Strangers and Fiction iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2008 New English Blues Volume I iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2009 Knoxville Girl iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2009 International Financial Crisis (The Members) iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2009 The Golborne Variations (Children of 7) iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2010 Live in Berlin (The Members) iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2010 Live Acoustic (Acoustic Trio) iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2010 Punk Punk Disco Dub (Various) iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2012 21st Century Blues - Jay-Cee Carroll iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2012 InGrrLand - The Members iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2012 The Revolution Will Not be onLine - Jay-Cee feat Jerri Z iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2012 Golborne Variations Producers Cut iTunes/AngloCentric Records
2012 Totally Obsessed with U - jPad iTunes/AngloCentric Records

Set List

Electricty,
Muzak Machine,
Soho a Go Go
Offshore Banking Business,
New English Blues (part II)
Bleak
Chelsea Nightclub
Working Girl,
Aint Gonna Be Yo Bitch No Mo
The Model,
Solitary Confinement
Police Car
Sound of the Suburbs.