Television Personalities
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Television Personalities

Television Personalities Biography (Wikipedia)

The Television Personalities are an English post-punk band formed in 1977 by London singer-songwriter Dan Treacy. Their varied, volatile and long career encompasses post punk, neo-psychedelia and indie pop; the only constant being Treacy's songwriting. Present and former members include Chelsea childhood mates 'Slaughter Joe' Joe Foster, one time best friend Ed Ball (early line-up, later briefly) and Jowe Head (ex-Swell Maps), with Jeffrey Bloom from 1983-94. The threesome of Dan, Jowe and Jeff is considered by many to be the band's definitive line-up). Although prolific, the Television Personalities are best known for their early single "Part Time Punks", second and fourth albums, as well as the critically acclaimed Privilege and Closer to God LPs.

Despite their relatively minor commercial success (their third album was sardonically titled They Could Have Been Bigger than the Beatles), the Television Personalities are highly regarded by critics and have been widely influential, especially on the C86 generation, on many of the bands signed to Creation Records in the 1990s, and on American artists such as Pavement and MGMT. Treacy's unconventional but dryly witty and culture infused lyrics, have led to his reputation as a seminal and iconic figure within the independent music scene.

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Where's Bill Grundy Now
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Where's Bill Grundy Now
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She's My Yoko
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She's My Yoko
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Part Time Punks
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Part Time Punks
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Look Back In Anger (Radio 1 Session, 20 Aug 1980)
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Look Back In Anger (Radio 1 Session, 20 Aug 1980)
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Silly Girl (Radio 1 Session, 20 Aug 1980)
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Silly Girl (Radio 1 Session, 20 Aug 1980)
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Geoffrey Ingram
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Geoffrey Ingram
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Picture Of Dorian Gray (Radio 1 Session, 20 Aug 1980)
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Picture Of Dorian Gray (Radio 1 Session, 20 Aug 1980)
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Smashing Time
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Smashing Time
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La Grande Illusion (Radio 1 Session, 20 Aug 1980)
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La Grande Illusion (Radio 1 Session, 20 Aug 1980)
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Three Wishes
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Three Wishes
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Salvador Dali's Garden Party
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Salvador Dali's Garden Party
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All Coming Back
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All Coming Back
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Stop And Smell The Roses
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Stop And Smell The Roses
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The Engine Driver Song
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The Engine Driver Song
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Posing at the Roundhouse
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Posing at the Roundhouse
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I Know Where Syd Barrett Lives
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I Know Where Syd Barrett Lives
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King And Country
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King And Country
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Magnificent Dreams
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Magnificent Dreams
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The Angry Silence
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The Angry Silence
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Diary Of A Young Man
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Diary Of A Young Man
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Honey For The Bears
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Honey For The Bears
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How Does It Feel To Be Loved?
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How Does It Feel To Be Loved?
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I Like That In A Girl
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I Like That In A Girl
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The Boy In The Paisley Shirt
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The Boy In The Paisley Shirt
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Look Back In Anger (John Peel Session 20th Aug 1980)
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Look Back In Anger (John Peel Session 20th Aug 1980)
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