Gang of Four
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1977
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Gang of Four

Gang of Four Biography (Wikipedia)

Gang of Four are an English post-punk group, formed in 1976 in Leeds. The original members were singer Jon King, guitarist Andy Gill, bass guitarist Dave Allen and drummer Hugo Burnham. There have been many different line-ups including, among other notable musicians, Sara Lee, Mark Heaney and Gail Ann Dorsey. After a brief lull in the 1980s, different constellations of the band recorded two studio albums in the 1990s. Between 2004 and 2006 the original line-up was reunited; as of 2013, Gill is the sole original member.

The band plays a stripped-down mix of punk rock, funk and dub, with a lyrical emphasis on the social and political ills of society. Gang of Four are widely considered one of the leading bands of the late 1970s/early 1980s post-punk movement. Their debut album, Entertainment!, was ranked as fifth greatest punk album of all time and at Number 483 in Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. The album was listed by Pitchfork Media as the 8th best album of the 1970s. Their early 80s albums (Songs of the Free and Hard) found them softening some of their more jarring qualities, and drifting towards dance-punk and disco. David Fricke of Rolling Stone described Gang of Four as "probably the best politically motivated band in rock & roll."

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Change The Locks
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Change The Locks
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Damaged Goods
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Damaged Goods
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At Home He's a Tourist
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At Home He's a Tourist
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Alpha Male
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Alpha Male
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Toreador
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Toreador
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One True Friend
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One True Friend
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Don't Ask Me
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Don't Ask Me
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Lucky [bonus Track]
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Lucky [bonus Track]
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White Lies
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White Lies
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Paper Thin
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Paper Thin
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I Love a Man in a Uniform
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I Love a Man in a Uniform
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Change The Locks (6 Music Festival 2019)
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Change The Locks (6 Music Festival 2019)
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Change The Locks/Damaged Goods/Paper Thin/At Home He's A Tourist (6 Music Festival 2019)
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Change The Locks/Damaged Goods/Paper Thin/At Home He's A Tourist (6 Music Festival 2019)
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Paper Thin (6 Music Festival 2019)
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Paper Thin (6 Music Festival 2019)
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Damaged Goods (6 Music Festival 2019)
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At Home He's A Tourist (6 Music Festival 2019)
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At Home He's A Tourist (6 Music Festival 2019)
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Isle Of Dogs (6 Music Festival 2019)
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Isle Of Dogs (6 Music Festival 2019)
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I Parade Myself (6 Music Festival 2019)
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I Parade Myself (6 Music Festival 2019)
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Great Man (6 Music Festival 2019)
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Great Man (6 Music Festival 2019)
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To Hell With Poverty
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To Hell With Poverty
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6 Music Festival: 2019
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6 Music Festival: 2019

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