Wire
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1976-10
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Wire

Wire Biography (Wikipedia)

Wire are an English rock band, formed in London in October 1976 by Colin Newman (vocals, guitar), Graham Lewis (bass, vocals), Bruce Gilbert (guitar) and Robert Gotobed (drums). They were originally associated with the punk rock scene, appearing on The Roxy London WC2 album, and were later central to the development of post-punk, with their debut album Pink Flag was influential for hardcore punk.

Wire are considered a definitive art punk and post-punk band, due to their richly detailed and atmospheric sound and obscure lyrical themes. They exhibited a steady development from an early noise rock style to a more complex, structured sound involving increased use of guitar effects and synthesizers (1978's Chairs Missing and 1979's 154). The band gained a reputation for experimenting with song arrangements throughout its career.

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Wire Performances & Interviews


Wire Tracks

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Strange
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Strange
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Cactused
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Cactused
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Map Ref. 41°N 93°W
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Map Ref. 41°N 93°W
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Three Girl Rhumba
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Three Girl Rhumba
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Outdoor Miner
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Outdoor Miner
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I Am The Fly
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I Am The Fly
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Mannequin
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Mannequin
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Witness To The Fact
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Witness To The Fact
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Blogging (6 Music Session, 9 Apr 2015)
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Blogging (6 Music Session, 9 Apr 2015)
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Joust & Jostle (6 Music Session, 9 Apr 2015)
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Joust & Jostle (6 Music Session, 9 Apr 2015)
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Eardrum Buzz
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Eardrum Buzz
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Dot Dash
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Dot Dash
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Heartbeat
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Heartbeat
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Kidney Bingos
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Kidney Bingos
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Options R
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Options R
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A Mutual Friend
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A Mutual Friend
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On Returning
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On Returning
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The 15th
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The 15th
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Re-Invent Your Second Wheel
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Re-Invent Your Second Wheel
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Drill
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Drill
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Past BBC Events

6 Music Festival: 2015
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Tyneside
2015-02-22T21:12:40
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2015
6 Music Festival: 2015

6 Music Festival: 2015

Tyneside

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