17 Oct 2020

The Sampler:Dead Famous People

From Music 101, 1:30 pm on 17 October 2020

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New Zealand indie-pop band Dead Famous People debuted in the 1980s. After a couple of releases, including an EP on Flying Nun Records, the band relocated to London. They signed a deal with Billy Bragg's Utility Records, and through the label released Arriving Late in Torn and Filthy Jeans, a mini-LP that became the label's biggest-selling release. Since then, outside of an appearance on Leonard Cohen tribute album, I'm Your Fan, the band has been mostly silent, until now.


Nick Bollinger reviews their newest album Harry on this episode of The Sampler.