British punk, new-wave and pop-rock outfit formed in 1974 in Guildford.
Key members have included Jean-Jacques Burnel (bass and vocals), Jim McCauley (drums), Dave Greenfield (keyboards and vocals) and Baz Warne (guitar and lead vocals). Original co-founder and songwriter Hugh Cornwell left in 1990 to persue a solo career while drummer Jet Black retired in 2015.
Keyboard player Dave Greenfield passed away in 2020.
The band's many familiar and key songs include 'Peaches', 'No More Heroes', 'Something Better Change', 'Golden Brown', 'Always The Sun', 'Strange Little Girl' and 'Who Wants The World'.
Their key albums include 'Black and White', 'Rattus Norvegicus', 'No More Heroes', 'The Raven', 'Meninblack' and 'La Folie'.