Who are the members of Prefab Sprout?
Martin McAloonBass GuitarWendy SmithGuitarNeil ContiAcoustic Drum Kit
Where are Prefab Sprout from?
Witton Gilbert, United Kingdom
Who was the girl in Prefab Sprout?
Wendy Smith (singer)
Wendy Smith (born 31 May 1963) is an English musician, best known as being a singer and guitarist in the band Prefab Sprout. In 2015, she became the director of creative learning at The Sage in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England.
What happened to Wendy from Prefab Sprout?
After a five year hiatus, Prefab Sprout released their first new studio album since 1990’s Jordan, Andromeda Heights, in 1997. After its release, Wendy Smith left the band to pursue a new career as a voice instructor.
What hits did Prefab Sprout have?
|08.08. 1992||IF YOU DON’T LOVE ME PREFAB SPROUT KITCHENWARE||04|
|03.10. 1992||ALL THE WORLD LOVES LOVERS PREFAB SPROUT KITCHENWARE||02|
What happened Paddy McAloon?
A disorder of the inner ear characterised by vertigo, tinnitus and hearing loss, Ménière’s disease – which has no known cure – has caused McAloon to retreat from public life.
What genre is Prefab Sprout?
Is Paddy McAloon religious?
Early life. McAloon was born and grew up in Witton Gilbert in County Durham, England. He trained as a Catholic priest before deciding to commit to a career in music.
Who wrote When Love Breaks Down?
When Love Breaks Down/Lyricists
Who sang when love breaks down?
When Love Breaks Down/Artists
Who are the band members of Prefab Sprout?
Prefab Sprout are best known for their 1988 hit “The King Of Rock’n’Roll” – the one that goes “Hot dog, jumping frog, Albuquerque” – so was that it? Prefab Sprout were formed as far back as 1978 by Newcastle born Patrick ‘Paddy’ McAloon, together with his brother Martin and drummer Michael Salmon.
Why did Prefab Sprout make King of rock’n’roll?
The song’s commercial and singalong qualities are unlike the work Prefab Sprout were known for in 1985, and McAloon initially felt the song was of no use to his band. He changed his mind and felt a lighter song may surprise fans used to his work being “very precise and delicate”.
When did Prefab Sprout release life of surprises?
With fourteen years in the business, Prefab Sprout released their best of collection “A Life Of Surprises” in 1992 which made No.3 in the UK and was certified Platinum there.
When was Prefab Sprout signed by Kitchenware Records?
Prefab Sprout were signed by Keith Armstrong’s Kitchenware Records in March 1983, after Armstrong heard their music played in the Newcastle branch of HMV he managed.