History Music / EchoAndTheBunnymen

6th Jun '16 11:55:35 AM ThornBrain
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* PostPunk: Famous for it, to the point of being TropeCodifiers along with bands like The Cure and Joy Division.

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* PostPunk: Famous for it, to the point {{Trope Codifier}}s of being TropeCodifiers along with its darker side alongside bands like The Cure Music/TheCure and Joy Division.Music/JoyDivision.
6th Jun '16 10:57:14 AM malifee
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* TheEighties

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* TheEightiesTheEighties: Active during them, and the sound of "Killing Moon" in any T.V show or film is more or less shorthand for "This series takes place in the '80's, and is probably about goths or at least miserable people".



* 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.

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* NonIndicativeName: There's no one named Echo in the band. People think Urban legend had it that "Echo" was the name of the band's drum machine from before prior to gaining Pete de Freitas joined, Freitas, but the band have denied this.



* PostPunk

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* PostPunkPostPunk: Famous for it, to the point of being TropeCodifiers along with bands like The Cure and Joy Division.
16th Feb '16 6:07:19 PM eroock
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''Of every lie you've heard"''\\

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''Of every lie you've heard"''\\heard"''
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.
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