Artist: GALLON DRUNK
GALLON DRUNK, formed by James Johnston, Michael Delanian, and Joe Byfield, first erupted onto the London gig circuit int he early `90s and wasted little time becoming one of the capital's most essential live propositions,with a succession of startling and abrasive singles, including the classic SOME FOOL'S MESS, all reacing the top of the independent charts. Throughout their entire career, every single GALLON DRUNK have released has achieved Single Of The Week in either the NME or MELODY MAKER. A trio of unique andpioneering albums, YOU, THE NIGHT...AND THE MUSIC (1992), TONITE, THE SINGLES BAR(1992) and the Mercury Prize-nominated FROM THE HEART OF TOWN (1993) followed, cementing GALLON DRUNK'S burgeoning reputation as one of Britain's truly uncompromising bands. They premiered the second single off FROM THE HEART OF TOWN, entitled YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED, on Jools Holland's Later and continued to attract an international reputation during their blitzreig tours of Europe, the States and Japan.
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