Wednesday, January 7, 2009

The March Violets

The March Violets were an English goth rock band in the 1980s, incorporating singers of both sexes, drum machine rhythms and echoey electric guitar, much in the way of scene mates The Sisters of Mercy, who also originated from the city of Leeds. (

Saturday, 22 September 1984, "Dance Box", 22:15 - 23:00
Last minute addition to the program, may have replaced Belfegore who do not appear on the timetable published in Oor.

Simon Denbigh – vocals; Cleo Murray – vocals; Tom Ashton – guitars; Laurence Elliott – bass; Travis – drums

Set list
01 Lights go out
02 Snake dance
03 Deep
04 Electric shades
05 Love in a nightmare
06 Don't take it lightly
07 Face of the dragonfly
08 Big soul kiss
09 Walk into the sun
10 Rich city

An audience recording exists (

Other info
Replaced Belfegore who were cancelled.

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