The Fall
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1976
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The Fall

The Fall Biography (Wikipedia)

The Fall were an English post-punk band, formed in 1976 in Prestwich, Greater Manchester. They underwent many line-up changes, with vocalist and founder Mark E. Smith as the only constant member. The Fall's long-term musicians included drummers Paul Hanley and Karl Burns; guitarists Marc Riley, Craig Scanlon and Brix Smith; and bassist Steve Hanley, whose melodic, circular bass lines are widely credited with shaping the band's sound from early 1980s albums such as Hex Enduction Hour to the late 1990s.

First associated with the late 1970s punk movement, the Fall's music underwent numerous stylistic changes, often concurrently with changes in the group's lineup. Nonetheless, their music has generally been characterised by an abrasive, repetitive guitar-driven sound, tense bass and drum rhythms, and Smith's caustic lyrics, described by critic Simon Reynolds as "a kind of Northern English magic realism that mixed industrial grime with the unearthly and uncanny, voiced through a unique, one-note delivery somewhere between amphetamine-spiked rant and alcohol-addled yarn." While the Fall never achieved widespread success beyond minor hit singles in the late 1980s and early 1990s, they have maintained a strong cult following.

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The Fall Performances & Interviews


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Ten Houses Of Eve
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Victoria
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Victoria
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Squid Law
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Squid Law
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Totally Wired
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Totally Wired
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I'm Going To Spain
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I'm Going To Spain
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Kicker Conspiracy
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Kicker Conspiracy
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Mr. Pharmacist
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Mr. Pharmacist
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The Man Whose Head Expanded
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The Man Whose Head Expanded
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Bill Is Dead
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Bill Is Dead
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Hit The North (Part 1)
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Hit The North (Part 1)
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What About Us?
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What About Us?
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Lost In Music
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Lost In Music
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Theme From Sparta FC
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Theme From Sparta FC
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Hit The North
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Hit The North
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Hey! Luciani
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Hey! Luciani
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Bingo Master's Breakout
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Bingo Master's Breakout
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Dice Man
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Dice Man
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Touch Sensitive
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Touch Sensitive
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Legend Of Xanada
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Legend Of Xanada
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Pay Your Rates
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Pay Your Rates
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Rebellious Jukebox
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Rebellious Jukebox
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F-'Oldin' Money
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F-'Oldin' Money
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Cruiser's Creek
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Cruiser's Creek
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Bury! Pts. 2 + 4
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Bury! Pts. 2 + 4
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Hittite Man (6 Music Festival 2015)
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Hittite Man (6 Music Festival 2015)
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Fiery Jack
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Fiery Jack
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Rowche Rumble
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Rowche Rumble
Brix Smith
Victoria
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Victoria
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M5
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M5
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Futures Past And Present - BBC Session 30/05/1978
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Futures Past And Present - BBC Session 30/05/1978
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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2015
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
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Glastonbury: 2015

Glastonbury: 2015

Worthy Farm, Pilton
6 Music Festival: 2015
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Tyneside
2015-02-21T23:41:47
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2015
6 Music Festival: 2015

6 Music Festival: 2015

Tyneside

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