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Line-Up Ex-Members Albums Singles Various Refers
THE VIRGIN PRUNES
Dublin, Ireland
*  1977+  1993

Line-Up:

Dave-id Busaras Scott - voc
Mary O'Nellan - g
Trevor Rowen - bg
Anthony Murphy - ds

Former Members:

Gavin Friday (voc, 1977-87)
Derek "Guggi" Rowen (voc, 1977-2/84)
Dick Evans (g, 1978-85)
Anthony Murphy (ds, 1977-81); Haa Lacki Binttii (ds, 1981-82)

Albums Discography:

#TitleRelease DateLabelTypeUKUSA
1.If I Die ... I Die
produced by: Colin Newman
19.11.1982Rough Trade
2.Heresie1983 Baby
3.Over The Rainbow (Rarities 1981-83)4/1985 Baby
4.The Moon Looked Down And Laughed
produced by: Dave Ball
1986 Baby
5.Hidden Lie (Live In Paris)5/1987 Baby
6.Lite Fantastic1989 Baby
7.Nada1989 Baby
8.Blossoms And Blood1991 Baby
9.Pagan Lovesong1/1994 New Rose
10.Artfuck1/1994 New Rose
11.A New Form Of Beauty
(reissue)
04.10.2004Mute
12.Sons Find Devils16.05.2006Cherry Red

Singles Discography:

#SP/EP TitleRelease DateLabelUKUSA
1.Jigsaw Mentallama12/1980 Romans In Britain
2.Twenty Tens EP
(I've Been Smoking All Night / Revenge / The Children Are Crying)
16.01.1981Baby
3.In The Grey Light / War / Moments And Mine (Despite Strange Lines)10.07.1981Rough Trade
4.New Form Of Beauty Part One
(Sandpaper Lullaby / Sleep / Fantasy Dreams)
09.10.1981Rough Trade
5.New Form Of Beauty Part Two
(Come To Daddy / Sweet Home Under White Clouds / Sad World)
11/1981 Rough Trade
6.New Form Of Beauty Part Three
(The Beast (Seven Bastard Suck) / The Slow Children (Abbagal) / Brain Damage / No Birds To Fly)
2/1982 Rough Trade
7.Pagan Love Song / Dave-id Is Dead01.05.1982Rough Trade
8.The Faculties Of A Broken Heart (What Should We Do If Baby Turns Blue) / Yeo
12" + Chance Of A Lifetime
22.10.1982Rough Trade
9.Love Lasts Forever / Love Lornalimbo
12" + I Like The Way You're Frightened
6/1986 Baby
10.Don't Look Back / White History Book
12" + Day Of Ages
11/1986 Baby

Various:

own label Baby
since 1988 The Prunes

Compilation Appearances:

"Pagan Lovesong" on compilation "A Life Less Lived - The Gothic Box" (19.9.06, Rhino)

Gavin Friday:

produced by LP:

In The Name Of Father OST (5/94)

produced by SP:
Naomi Campbell: I Want To Live (4/95, Epic)
Dolores O'Riordan & Marianne Faithfull: Dreamin' My Dreams (1996)

appeared on the LP:
Dave Ball: In Strict Tempo (28.11.83, Some Bizarre)
The Fall: The Wonderful & Frightening World Of The Fall (10/84, Beggars Banquet)
The Heads: No Talking, Just Head (4.11.96, MCA)

Press References:

Melody Maker
YearIssueDatePageColumnType
19801329.03.198026Caught In The Actgig review
1981317.01.198111Singlessingle review
19812811.07.198112Singlessingle review
19814110.10.198123Singlessingle review
19821327.03.198232interview
19821801.05.19824Fast Forward
19822015.05.19824Fast Forward
19822412.06.198219Singlessingle review
19824323.10.198223Singlessingle review
19824506.11.198223Singlessingle review
19824506.11.198231Caught In The Actgig review
19824613.11.198218interview
19824720.11.19824Fast Forward
19824827.11.198224Albumsalbum review
19831723.04.198315It's Alivegig review
19833420.08.198315It's Alivegig review
19841010.03.19845Fast Forward
19944810.12.199439Info Freakoprofile