Fad Gadget
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1956-09-08
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Fad Gadget Biography (Wikipedia)

Francis John "Frank" Tovey, known also by his stage name Fad Gadget (8 September 1956 – 3 April 2002), was a British avant-garde electronic musician and vocalist. He was a proponent of both new wave and early industrial music, fusing together a unique blend of pop structured songs mixed with mechanised experimentation.

As Fad Gadget, his music was characterised by the use of synthesizers in conjunction with sounds of found objects, including drills and electric razors. His bleak, sarcastic and darkly humorous lyrics were filled with biting social commentary toward subjects such as machinery, industrialisation, consumerism, human sexuality, mass media, religion, domestic violence and dehumanization while often being sung in a deadpan voice.

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Fireside Favourites
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Fireside Favourites
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Coitus Interruptus
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Coitus Interruptus
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Collapsing New Buildings
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Collapsing New Buildings
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Sleep (Electro Induced Original)
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Sleep (Electro Induced Original)
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Life On The Line
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Life On The Line
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