Jesus and Mary Chain Formed in 1983 by brothers William (guitar, vocals) and Jim Reid (vocals, guitar)
in East Kilbride with Murray Dalglish (drums) and Douglas Hart (bass). The band
moved to London and signed for Alan McGee's Creation label in 1984 and released
debut single Upside Down later that year...
Psychocandy (Blanco Y Negro 1985) Darklands (Blanco Y Negro 1987) Barbed Wire Kisses (part compilation)(Blanco Y Negro 1988) Automatic (Blanco Y Negro 1989) Honey's Dead (Blanco Y Negro 1992) The Sound Of Speed (part compilation)(Blanco Y Negro 1993) Stoned And Dethroned (Blanco Y Negro 1994) Hate Rock N Roll (compilation)(Blanco Y Negro 1995) Munki (Creation 1998)
...I got 'Number One' magazine
and they said that the Mary Chain were the new Pistols and Susan Tully
off Eastenders gave 'Just Like Honey' a bad review...
they still managed to kick our heads in at that show. The Mary Chain never
disappointed live. I finally met Jim after a Freeheat show in 2001. All
I could manage to say to him was "Hi. Nice to finally meet you. I'm here