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Line-Up Ex-Members Albums Singles Awards Various Refers
TEARDROP EXPLODES
Liverpool, GB
*  1978+  11/1982

Line-Up (1982):

Julian Cope - voc,bg
Dave Balfe - kb
Gary Dwyer - ds

Former Members:

Mick Finkler (g, 1978-80); Alan Gill (g, 1980-1/81); Troy Tate (g,voc, 1/81-6/82)
Alfie Agius (bg, 1-9/81); Ron Francois (bg, 12/81-6/82)
Paul Simpson (kb, 1978-79); Gerard Quinn (kb, 1979); Dave Balfe (kb, 1979-1/81); Jeff Hammer (kb, 1-9/81)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Kilimanjaro10/1980 Mercury24
2.Wilder20.11.1981Mercury29
3.Everybody Wants To Shag The Teardrop Explodes3/1990 Fontana72
4.Piano1/1991 Document
5.Floored Genius - The Best Of Julian Cope And The Teardrop Explodes 1981-1991
& Julian Cope
(2LP)
03.08.1992Island13
6.BBC Radio 1 Live In Concert12/1993 Windsong
7.Peel Sessions Plus04.12.2007Universal

Troy Tate:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.Ticket To The Dark1983
2.Liberty1985

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Sleeping Gas / Camera Camera / Kirby Workers' Dream Fades02.03.1979Zoo
2.Bouncing Babies / All I Am Is Loving You01.05.1979Zoo
3.Treason (It's Just A Story) / Read It In Books14.03.1980Zoo
4.When I Dream / Kilimanjaro9/1980 Mercury47
5.Reward / Strange House In The Snow23.01.1981Mercury5
6.Treason (It's Just A Story) / Use Me
12" + Traison (French remix)
4/1981 Zoo18
7.Poppies In The Field / Ha Ha I'm Drowning
7"(2) + Bouncing Babies / Read It In Books
6/1981 Mercury
8.Passionate Friend / Christ Vs. Warhol21.08.1981Zoo19
9.Colours Fly Away / Window Shopping For A New Crown Of Thorns06.11.1981Mercury54
10.Tiny Children / Rachel Built A Steamboat
12" + Sleeping Gas
6/1982 Mercury44
11.You Disappear From The View / Suffocate
12" + Soft Enough For You / Ouch Monkeys / The In-Psychlopedia
11.03.1983Mercury30
12.Reward (remix) / Treason (It's Just A Story)
12" + Strange House In The Snow / Use Me
6/1985 Mercury
13.Serious Danger / Sleeping Gas
12",CD + Seven Views Of Jerusalem
1/1990 Fontana92
14.Count To Ten And Run For Cover / Reward
12",CD + Poppies / Khaled Said
4/1990 Fontana
15.World Shut Your Mouth / Doomed
12",CD + I've Got Levitation / Reynard The Fox / The Elevators
27.07.1992Island44

Troy Tate:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Thomas05.06.1981Why-Fi
2.Lifeline (Hold On To That)22.01.1982Why-Fi
3.Love Is (Dance Mix)08.07.1983Why Fi
4.Thomas03.08.1984Sire

Ron Francois:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.If You Love Me09.07.1982CBS

Awards:

2010 Mojo Honours List - Mojo Inspiration Award

Various:

1978 A Shallow Madness

Compilation Appearances:

"Reward" on compilation "Teenage Kicks" (4.4.05)

Dave Balfe:

5/1984 own label Food

Press References:

Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
1979803.03.197929Singlessingle review
19793011.08.197923Caught In The Actgig review
19793408.09.197931Caught In The Actgig review
19794317.11.197937Caught In The Actgig review
19801115.03.198028Singlessingle review
19803404.10.198024Albumsalbum review
19803618.10.198037Melody Maker
1981424.01.198117Singlessingle review
1981607.02.19815News
19811328.03.198124Caught In The Actgig review
19811802.05.198131Singlessingle review
19811802.05.198138Datelines
19812305.06.198134Datelines
19812627.06.198134Caught In The Actgig review
19813422.08.198112Singlessingle review
19813819.09.19815Books
19814507.11.19813Fast Forward
19814507.11.198114Singlessingle review
19814721.11.198123Albumsalbum review
19814828.11.198130Caught In The Actgig review
19814905.12.198124interview
1982530.01.198213Caught In The Actgig review
19821510.04.19824Fast Forward
19822305.06.198224Caught In The Actgig review
19822519.06.19823Fast Forward
19824216.10.198231Caught In The Actgig review
19824720.11.19823Fast Forward
19824827.11.19823Fast Forward
19831219.03.19834Fast Forward
19831219.03.198319Singlessingle review
19922704.07.19922News
Rock & Pop
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19962 19Galerie