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Musicians
    (1980- )
    Formed in Liverpool, England
    Pete Burns (vocals)
    Steve Coy (drummer)
    Marty Healey (keyboardist, 1980-83)
    Tim Lever (keyboardist, 1982-89)
    Mike Percy (bassist, 1983-89)
    Albums include 'Sophisticated Boom Boom,' 'Youthquake,' 'Nude' and 'Fan the Flame, Part One'
    Recorded 'You Spin Me 'Round (Like A Record),' 'Brand New Lover,' 'Lover Come Back To Me,' 'In Too Deep' and 'My Heat Goes Bang'
    In the US, they were basically a two-hit wonder.
    They briefly changed their name to 'International Chrysis,' but quickly changed it back.
    Morrissey ended his friendship with them because they wore fur.
    Pete Burns often sported an eye patch during the mid-80's.
    Mike Percy and Tim Lever left the band for unexplained reasons.
    They have a notoriously bad relationship with the London press.
    They keep several stuffed dead animals in their homes.
    Before forming the band, Pete Burns and his wife owned a clothing shop, and they would harshly criticize a customer if they didn't like what they were wearing.
    Their following in Japan is so huge that Michael Jackson had to reschedule his tour around theirs.
    They influenced artists like Pet Shop Boys, Marilyn Manson and Scissor Sisters.
    They knew Courtney Love before she was famous, but hated her, referring to her as the 'ugly American.'
    Their song 'You Spin Me 'Round' is a dance club staple.
    Their songs have been remade by artists such as Adam Sandler and Eiffel 65.
    They refrain from signing with a major record label because they detest corporate record label practices.

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