- Principal Members
- Brett Anderson
- Bernard Butler
- Neil Codling
- Simon Gilbert
- Richard Oakes
- Mat Osman
Suede were formed in London in 1989 by bassist Mat Osman, singer Brett Anderson and his then girlfriend, Justine Frischmann, on rhythm guitar. They soon added guitarist Bernard Butler - who was recruited through an advertisement in Melody Maker.
Along with a drum machine as percussion, suede were signed to RML Records, a label from Brighton...
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- 1989 Form with Justine Frischmann and are briefly managed by Ricky Gervais
- 1990 Record a single which is never released, Frischmann is sacked
- 1992 Appear on the cover of Melody Maker before their first single release
- 1993 'Suede' breaks the record for fasting selling debut in the UK
- 1993 A lawsuit forces the band to change their name to 'The London Suede' in the US
- 1993 Perform "Animal Nitrate" at the Brits
- 1994 Bernard Butler quits during the recording of 'Dog Man Star' and is replaced by Richard Oakes
- 1996 Keyboard player Neil Codling joins
- 2001 Suede's label Nude ceases trading and the band sign to Sony
- 2001 Neil Codling quits.
- 2003 Disband after a marathon show at London's Astoria
- 2004 Butler and Anderson reunite as The Tears
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Top 10 Tracks
These are the tracks that are most listened to by users of Last.FM.
- 1 Beautiful Ones played 984 times
- 2 Animal Nitrate played 755 times
- 3 Trash played 739 times
- 4 So Young played 500 times
- 5 Filmstar played 432 times
- 6 The Drowners played 404 times
- 7 The Wild Ones played 404 times
- 8 Lazy played 384 times
- 9 Metal Mickey played 381 times
- 10 Saturday Night played 375 times
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