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Tony James, Martin Degville, Neal Whitmore, Ray Mayhew, Chris Kavanagh

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Sigue Sigue Sputnik

Category: One Hit Wonders
Submitted By: stuntpope
Posted Date: August 10, 2001
Last Updated: October 10, 2011
 
 
Sigue Sigue Sputnik
Claim to fame: The proto-cyberpunkish fad band of the mid 80s who shocked and appalled music afficiandos and critics by selling ad space on their record in the spaces between the tracks.
They weren't that good, but managed to parlay the hype into 2 top 20 hits from their debut album, Love Missle F1-11 which hit #3 and Twenty-First Century Boy.
 
 
Sigue Sigue Sputnik
Where are they now? Tony James went on to a brief stint with The Sisters of Mercy, Chris Kavanagh went on to Big Audio Dynamite. Tony James has attempted to reform the band twice, once in the 90's and again in 2001 with Martin Degville and Neal X releasing Piratespace.
 
 
 
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unknown said:
October 5, 2008 11:58 AM
Ray Mayhew, formed Mayhem Deranged after leaving Sigue Sigue Sputnik. The band recently recruited former Diodes member John Catto and former The Modern member Bob Malkowski, along with bassist Rob Godfrey, and played their first gig last month (September 2008).

http://www.xfmuploaded.co.uk/mayhemderanged/
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August 17, 2013 12:19 AM
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Submitted by: stuntpope  - 07/08/2001
Steve Jones was the guitar player of the Sex Pistols. He and drummer Paul Cook resided in the shadows of Sid and Johnny. They were "the other guys" in Sex Pistols.
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Submitted by: stuntpope  - 08/22/2001
The song "Turning Japanese", which hit number 3 in the UK in 1979