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Cult alternative pop band formed in London in the mid-1980s and revolving around a creative core of Alex Ayuli and Rudy Tambala. Initially dubbed "the black Music/JesusAndMaryChain" by critics, they diversified their sound and became influential on the Shoegazing and DreamPop styles (the latter of which they named as an attempt to describe their own sound). Also part of the [=MARRS=] collective which recorded the 1987 hit "Pump Up The Volume".

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Cult alternative pop band formed in London in the mid-1980s and revolving around a creative core of Alex Ayuli and Rudy Tambala. Initially dubbed "the black Music/JesusAndMaryChain" ''[[Music/TheJesusAndMaryChain Jesus and Mary Chain]]''" by critics, they diversified their sound and became influential on the Shoegazing and DreamPop styles (the latter of which they named as an attempt to describe their own sound). Also part of the [=MARRS=] collective which recorded the 1987 hit "Pump Up The Volume".


* InsistentTerminology: "Dream pop" was originally this. They kept using it in interviews, ads, and even on record sleeves, until it caught on.

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* InsistentTerminology: "Dream pop" was originally this. They kept using it in interviews, ads, and even on record sleeves, until it caught on.on.
* IntentionallyAwkwardTitle: ''"i"'' - yes, it's lowercase, and more confusingly, the quotation marks are part of the title.


* ExecutiveMeddling: They weren't pleased that One Little Indian changed the NonAppearingTitle of their debut single "You Stick A Knife Into My Womb" to the more radio-friendly "When You're Sad" (even today, Tambala still refers to the song by its original title). This was one reason why they didn't stick with One Little Indian, and went off to join Creator/FourADRecords instead.

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Cult alternative pop band formed in London in the mid-1980s and revolving around a creative core of Alex Ayuli and Rudy Tambala. Initially dubbed "the black Music/JesusAndMaryChain" by critics, they diversified their sound and became influential on the Shoegazing and DreamPop styles (the latter of which they named as an attempt to describe their own sound). Also part of the [=MARRS=] collective which recorded the 1987 hit "Pump Up The Volume".

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* DreamPop - coined by Alex Ayuli, though it's arguable that they only loosely fitted into the style as it would eventually come to be recognised.

!Other tropes relating to [=A.R.Kane=]:
* ExecutiveMeddling: They weren't pleased that One Little Indian changed the NonAppearingTitle of their debut single "You Stick A Knife Into My Womb" to the more radio-friendly "When You're Sad" (even today, Tambala still refers to the song by its original title). This was one reason why they didn't stick with One Little Indian, and went off to join Creator/FourADRecords instead.
* GenreRoulette: Their second album ''"i"'' headed off in lots of different directions, from GlamRock to BaroquePop.
* InsistentTerminology: "Dream pop" was originally this. They kept using it in interviews, ads, and even on record sleeves, until it caught on.

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