From "Heaven Up Here", 1981. The original line-up consisted of vocalist Ian McCulloch, guitarist Will Sergeant and bassist Les Pattinson. Watch Queue Queue The band were said to be worthy winners as they have done much to promote the Mersey music scene. Recordings from the tour emerged as the semi-bootleg On Strike. Rather than continue as Electrafixion, the trio resurrected the Echo & the Bunnymen name and released the album Evergreen (1997), which reached the UK Top 10. This was released in May 2007, on Snapper/SPV. Watch Queue Queue. All My Colours Lyrics: Flying / And you know I'm not coming down / You're trying / But you know you must soon go down / All my colours / Turn to clouds / All my colours / Turn to cloud / Zimbo zimbo Noel Burke... the name says it all really doesn't it? [28], In December 2010, Echo & the Bunnymen went on tour playing their first two albums Crocodiles and Heaven Up Here in their entirety.[29]. Johnny Marr called them Echo and the Bogusmen when that happened.[19]. Their 1980 debut album, Crocodiles, went into the top 20 of the UK Albums Chart. 6 in the UK album chart. Ian McCulloch began his career in 1977, as one third of the Crucial Three, a bedroom band which also featured Julian Cope and Pete Wylie. [17] Eventually released in mid-1987, the record sold well (UK No. 3:52 PREVIEW 16 SONGS, 1 HOUR, 5 MINUTES ... More by Echo & The Bunnymen. General Comment The song is about letting go of dreams, of the depressed mood that swamps you when you realise what you really want slips away from your reach. Echo & the Bunnymen. The new millennium brought Echo & the Bunnymen back to the basics. McCulloch released his second solo album, Mysterio, in 1992. Echo & the Bunnymen returned with new material in the summer of 1987, releasing the single "The Game" and a self-titled album. In a 20 April 2008 interview with the Sunday Mail, Ian McCulloch announced The Fountain as the title of the new Echo & the Bunnymen album with producers John McLaughlin and Simon Perry,[26] which was originally due to be released in 2008 but was finally released on 12 October 2009. 30) and "Seven Seas" (UK No. He was asked about new Bunnymen material and he revealed that a new album would coincide with their gig at the Royal Albert Hall in September. 21), and a compilation album, Songs to Learn & Sing, which made No. Echo & the Bunnymen are an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1978. Their 1980 debut album, Crocodiles, went into the top 20 of the UK Albums Chart. With the more ambitious and atmospheric Heaven Up Here (1981), the group began to gain momentum, thanks to positive reviews; it became their first U.K. Top Ten album. Tragedy hit the band in the summer of 1989 when De Freitas was killed in an auto accident. Log in to add lyrics, add aliases, add genres, follow this artist & more. It wasn't his fault, it was Will and Pete who were the berks really. Two years later, McCulloch and Sergeant formed Electrafixion, releasing their first album in 1995. The Bunnymen grew out of the Crucial Three, a late-'70s trio featuring vocalist Ian McCulloch, Pete Wylie, and Julian Cope. In March of 1979, the group released its first single, "Pictures on My Wall"/"Read It in Books," on the local Zoo record label. [11], Echo & the Bunnymen's debut single "The Pictures on My Wall" was released on Bill Drummond & David Balfe's Zoo Records in May 1979, the B-side being the McCulloch/Cope collaboration "Read It in Books" (also recorded by The Teardrop Explodes approximately six months later as the B-side of their final Zoo Records single "Treason"). It's not like an inspiration award affecting the past, it's affecting the current music."[23]. In July 1982, they performed at the first WOMAD festival. Adding bassist Les Pattinson, the band made its live debut at the Liverpool club Eric's at the end of 1978, calling itself Echo & the Bunnymen. “No one else has a song like The Killing Moon, not even Bowie,” he says, with the typical immodesty that’s been a hallmark of his 35 years fronting Echo & The Bunnymen. For educational purposes only. [27] The first single from the album, "Think I Need It Too", was released on 28 September 2009. After signing the contract, the group discarded the drum machine, adding drummer Pete de Freitas. Like many Echo & the Bunnymen lyrics, "The Cutter" is hard to decipher. By 2014 they had readied their first studio album in five years. Zimbo Lyrics. No, that's not fair. In 2018, Echo & the Bunnymen announced and released an album of reworked orchestral versions of older material and two new songs, entitled The Stars, The Oceans & The Moon, to mixed reception. Now re-titled More Songs to Learn and Sing, this new compilation was issued in two versions, a 17-track single CD and a 20-track version with a DVD featuring eight videos from their career. [9], In November 1978, Echo & the Bunnymen made their debut at Liverpool's Eric's Club,[10] appearing as the opening act for The Teardrop Explodes. [22] In a later interview for Magnet magazine, McCulloch said "It validates everything that we've tried to achieve—cool, great timeless music. Produced by Ian Broudie & David Lord. [25], On 11 January 2008, McCulloch was interviewed on BBC Breakfast at the start of Liverpool 08. The band has done some touring and released several albums since the late 1990s, to varying degrees of success. But no, I thought it was disgraceful and after that I suppose it was quite surprising that I continued working with Will after that. After releasing a self-titled album in 1987, McCulloch left the band and was replaced by former St. Vitus Dance singer Noel Burke. Unfortunately for the band, Ocean Rain proved to be a difficult album to follow up, and they could only re-emerge in 1985 with a single, "Bring on the Dancing Horses" (UK No. The After releasing their second album, Heaven Up Here in 1981, the band's cult status was followed by mainstream success in the UK in 1983, when they scored a UK Top 10 hit with "The Cutter", and the album which the song came from, Porcupine, hit number 2 in the UK. By 1980, Pete de Freitas joined as the band's drummer. However, all was not well in the Bunnymen camp, and Pete de Freitas left the band. In the same year, McCulloch had a minor solo hit with his cover version of "September Song". Echo & the Bunnymen's dark, swirling fusion of gloomy post-punk and Doors-inspired psychedelia brought the group a handful of British hits in the early '80s, while attracting a cult following in the United States. Real Monsters cartoon series "Zimbo", a song by Echo & the Bunnymen from the 1981 album Shine So Hard; Other uses Echo & the Bunnymen are an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1978. Zimbo may refer to: Arts and entertainment. However, the album indicated that the group was in a musical holding pattern. Jul 9, 2012 - From "Live in Liverpool" Visit http://www.bunnymen.com for purchase and other info. Released in the summer of 1980, their debut album, Crocodiles, reached number 17 on the U.K. charts. “The Cutter” is the second single released from Echo & the Bunnymen’s 1983 album Porcupine. Join Napster and play your favorite music offline. The lead single, "Rescue", climbed to UK No.62 and the album broke into the Top 20 at No. All My Colours (Zimbo) Lyrics. I'm glad I did though. In 2002, the group received the Q Inspiration award. This early incarnation of the band featured a drum machine, assumed by many to be "Echo", though this has been denied by the band. Album Ocean Rain. Following a PR campaign which proclaimed it "the greatest album ever made" according to McCulloch,[15] 1984's Ocean Rain reached No. Echo & the Bunnymen's most recent album of new material, entitled Meteorites, was released on 26 May 2014 in the UK, and on 3 June 2014 in the US via 429 Records. This video is unavailable. Non-lyrical content copyright 1999-2021 SongMeanings, Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display. Shine So Hard, an EP released in the fall, became their first record to crack the U.K. Top 40. 15), and "The Killing Moon", a preview from the new album featuring a dramatic McCulloch vocal, which became the band's second UK Top 10 single at No. Echo And The Bunnymen • All That Jazz • Live at the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton • 17 January 1981 • It was 40 years ago today, the 17th of January 1981, that Echo And The Bunnymen played their legendary show in Buxton, which became the basis of the Shine So Hard film. Two years later, Porcupine appeared, becoming the band's biggest hit (peaking at number two on the U.K. charts) and launching the Top Ten single "The Cutter.". The original line-up consisted of vocalist Ian McCulloch, guitarist Will Sergeant and bassist Les Pattinson. • By mid-December 1980, Echo and the Bunnymen had concluded the tour promoting their debut album “Crocodiles”. Brockman had played keyboards for the band during the 1980s. Lead singer Ian McCulloch did offer some hints in a 1983 interview with the New Musical Express: "'The Cutter' is about three different aspects of this man, The Cutter.I'm six-foot tall, so that's a clue." 49. Echo and the Bunnymen – Zimbo (All My Colours) No Comments; 0 Tags; Flying And you know I'm not coming down You're trying But you know you must soon go down All my colours Turn to clouds All my colours Turn to cloud Zimbo zimbo zimbo zimbo zimbo Zimbo zimbo zimbo zimbo zimbo Zimbo zimbo zimbo zimbo zimbo Zimbo zimbo zimbo zimbo zimbo What d'you say When your heart's in pieces How … [7] When Wylie left, McCulloch and Cope formed the short-lived A Shallow Madness with drummer Dave Pickett and organist Paul Simpson, during which time such songs as "Read It in Books", "Robert Mitchum", "You Think It's Love" and "Spacehopper" were written by the pair. On this date in 1981, ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN were filmed in concert at the Buxton Pavillion Gardens, (Jan 17th, 1981). Echo & the Bunnymen ist eine britische Rockband, deren musikalischer Stil sich von einem psychedelisch gefärbten New Wave in den späten 1970er und frühen 1980er Jahren zu einem melancholischen Pop entwickelte. All My Colours (Zimbo) Echo & the Bunnymen. Zimbo" Songtext von Echo & the Bunnymen mit Lyrics, deutscher Übersetzung, Musik-Videos und Liedtexten kostenlos auf Songtexte.com 4), and was a small American hit, their only LP to have significant sales there. I thought it was just as stupid as the rest. In 1994, McCulloch and Sergeant began working together again under the name Electrafixion;[11] in 1997 Pattinson rejoined the duo, meaning the three surviving members of the original Bunnymen line-up were now working together again. Echo & the Bunnymen's dark, swirling fusion of gloomy post-punk and Doors-inspired psychedelia brought the group a handful of British hits in the early '80s, while attracting a cult following in the United States. He went on to say that the album was, "The best one we've made, apart from Ocean Rain.". Listen to Zimbo (Live) by Echo and the Bunnymen. 19). By 1980, Pete de Freitas joined as the band's drummer. "Echo and the Bunnymen" redirects here. 17, following critical acclaim. Cope and Wylie left the group by the end of 1977, forming the Teardrop Explodes and Wah!, respectively. 10), although a single lifted from the album, "A Promise", could only reach UK No. McCulloch released his first solo album, Candleland, in the fall of 1989; it peaked at number 18 in the U.K. and number 159 in the U.S. Echo & the Bunnymen released Reverberation, their first album recorded without McCulloch, in 1990; it failed to make the charts. Larkin, Colin: "The Guinness Who's Who Of Indie and New Wave Music", page 67. The single and their popular live performances led to a contract with Korova. Keen to play venues off-the-beaten-track, ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN performed a special one-off show on January 17th 1981 at … Zimbo (transformed) Songtext von Echo & the Bunnymen mit Lyrics, deutscher Übersetzung, Musik-Videos und Liedtexten kostenlos auf Songtexte.com [14], In June 1982, the Bunnymen achieved their first significant UK hit single with "The Back of Love" (No. Zimbo Songtext von Echo & the Bunnymen mit Lyrics, deutscher Übersetzung, Musik-Videos und Liedtexten kostenlos auf Songtexte.com Soundtracks / Top Hits / One Hit Wonders / TV Themes / Miscellaneous 8. The band also contributed a cover version of The Doors song "People Are Strange" to The Lost Boys soundtrack. Issued in spring 2001, it reflected McCulloch's dark breezy vocals and Sergeant's signature hooks. Since August 2009 the group's touring incarnation has comprised McCulloch and Sergeant along with Stephen Brannan (bass), Gordy Goudie (guitar), Nicholas Kilroe (drums) and Jez Wing (keyboards). Echo and the Bunnymen was one of them. Echo & the Bunnymen became their biggest American hit, peaking at number 51; it was a success in England as well, reaching number four. Album BBC Radio 1 Live in Concert . McCulloch has subsequently denied, on more than one occasion, that Cope had any involvement with the writing of this song. At the end of 1988, McCulloch left the band to pursue a solo career; the rest of the band decided to continue without the singer. In early 2008, the band announced that they would be releasing their next album, The Fountain, as well as playing a show at Radio City Music Hall to celebrate their 30th anniversary. Zimbo Echo & the Bunnymen. 16) consolidated the album's continued commercial success. The British press touted the band's storybook flair found on 1983's Ocean Rain and figured such spark would be found on their ninth album, Flowers. In March 2007, the Bunnymen announced that they had re-signed to their original record label, Warner, and were also working on a new album. In the United States, the band's best-known songs were "The Killing Moon" and "Lips Like Sugar". Echo & the Bunnymen toured Scandinavia in April 1985, performing cover versions of songs from Television, the Rolling Stones, Talking Heads and The Doors. Zimbo (live) Echo & the Bunnymen. In a 2003 interview, McCulloch said of his replacement with Burke: I think it's pretty obvious what I think. TV Zimbo, a television network in Angola; Zimbo (film), a 1958 Bollywood film; Zimbo Trio, a Brazilian instrumental ensemble established in 1964 in São Paulo; a character in the Aaahh!!! Meanwhile, McCulloch released his debut solo album, Candleland in September 1989, shortly after de Freitas' death; the album reflected a new maturity influenced by the death of his late bandmate. 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