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16th Feb '16 6:07:19 PM eroock
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16th Feb '16 6:07:10 PM eroock
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- "Bring on the Dancing Horses"

'''Echo & the Bunnymen''' are a PostPunk PsychedelicRock band from Liverpool, England. They were part of the Neo-Psychedelic scene in Liverpool before breaking out in TheEighties with popular albums and singles like ''Crocodiles'' and "The Cutter", reaching their peak in 1984 with ''Ocean Rain''. Singer Ian [=McCulloch=] left the band in 1988 to start a solo career, and after the death of drummer Pete de Freitas and a brief reformation with Irish singer Noel Burke, [=McCulloch=] and guitarist Will Sergeant reformed in 1997. The band are currently still performing and recording, with their RevolvingDoorBand lineup always centered around [=McCulloch=] and Sergeant.

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'''Echo Echo & the Bunnymen''' Bunnymen are a PostPunk PsychedelicRock band from Liverpool, England. They were part of the Neo-Psychedelic scene in Liverpool before breaking out in TheEighties with popular albums and singles like ''Crocodiles'' and "The Cutter", reaching their peak in 1984 with ''Ocean Rain''. Singer Ian [=McCulloch=] left the band in 1988 to start a solo career, and after the death of drummer Pete de Freitas and a brief reformation with Irish singer Noel Burke, [=McCulloch=] and guitarist Will Sergeant reformed in 1997. The band are currently still performing and recording, with their RevolvingDoorBand lineup always centered around [=McCulloch=] and Sergeant.
1st Nov '14 7:47:20 AM FromtheWordsofBR
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Echo & the Bunnymen are a PostPunk PsychedelicRock band from Liverpool, England. They were part of the Neo-Psychedelic scene in Liverpool before breaking out in TheEighties with popular albums and singles like ''Crocodiles'' and "The Cutter", reaching their peak in 1984 with ''Ocean Rain''. Singer Ian [=McCulloch=] left the band in 1988 to start a solo career, and after the death of drummer Pete de Freitas and a brief reformation with Irish singer Noel Burke, [=McCulloch=] and guitarist Will Sergeant reformed in 1997. The band are currently still performing and recording, with their RevolvingDoorBand lineup always centered around [=McCulloch=] and Sergeant.

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Echo '''Echo & the Bunnymen Bunnymen''' are a PostPunk PsychedelicRock band from Liverpool, England. They were part of the Neo-Psychedelic scene in Liverpool before breaking out in TheEighties with popular albums and singles like ''Crocodiles'' and "The Cutter", reaching their peak in 1984 with ''Ocean Rain''. Singer Ian [=McCulloch=] left the band in 1988 to start a solo career, and after the death of drummer Pete de Freitas and a brief reformation with Irish singer Noel Burke, [=McCulloch=] and guitarist Will Sergeant reformed in 1997. The band are currently still performing and recording, with their RevolvingDoorBand lineup always centered around [=McCulloch=] and Sergeant.
4th Jul '14 6:20:07 PM sharkcrap11
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* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: Much of their work falls into the 3-4 range, with some going up to about a 5 and a decent number going down to 2. "The Killing Moon", for example, is a good example of the latter.
25th Jun '14 9:05:45 PM ThornBrain
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* GothRock: One of the PostPunk forerunners with their darker work, particularly 1981's ''Heaven Up Here'' with its dark, nightmarish tone and tribal drumming.

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* GothRock: One of the PostPunk forerunners with their darker work, particularly 1981's ''Heaven Up Here'' with its dark, nightmarish tone and tribal drumming.drumming, and 1984's ''Ocean Rain'' and its nighttime romanticism.
25th Jun '14 9:04:17 PM ThornBrain
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* CallBack: ''Evergreen'''s album art mimics that of their first album, ''Crocodiles''.
25th Jun '14 5:04:29 PM ThornBrain
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* CoverVersion: Two of Music/TheDoors: "People Are Strange" and "Ship of Fools"
25th Jun '14 11:44:46 AM ThornBrain
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* LooksLikeCesare: Ian and his wild, dark hair.
24th Jun '14 8:27:46 PM ThornBrain
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* TheBandMinusTheFace: ''Reverberation'' was recorded with Irish singer Noel Burke in place of Ian [=McCulloch=].

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* TheBandMinusTheFace: ''Reverberation'' was recorded with Irish singer Noel Burke in place of Ian [=McCulloch=]. Its poor reception, due in part to [=McCulloch's=] replacement, led the band to dissolve again.
24th Jun '14 8:18:11 PM ThornBrain
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''Of every lie you've heard"''

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- "Bring on the Dancing Horses"



* AlternativeRock



* DarkerAndEdgier: ''Heaven Up Here'' is bleaker and heavier than ''Crocodiles'', with its proto-GothRock sound and nightmarish lyrics.
* TheEighties
* GothRock: One of the PostPunk forerunners with their darker work, particularly 1981's ''Heaven Up Here'' with its dark, nightmarish tone and tribal drumming.
* NonIndicativeName: There's no one named Echo in the band. People think it was the name of the band's drum machine from before Pete de Freitas joined, but the band have denied this.
* PerishingAltRockVoice: Ian's voice was a quivering wail until TheNoughties, when the years of smoking made it rougher and deeper.



* PsychedelicRock: Part of the Liverpool Neo-Psychedelic scene alongside The Teardrop Explodes.



* SelfTitledAlbum: Their 1987 album

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* SanitySlippage:
** The subject of "Over the Wall"
** Subverted in "Is This a Breakdown?"
-->"I don't think so"
* SelfTitledAlbum: Their 1987 albumalbum
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