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Peter Murphy


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Born: 1957/07/11
Birth Place: Northampton, England
Years Active: 1978—present
Genres: Post-punk, Gothic Rock, Alternative Rock, Experimental

Peter John Murphy (born July 11, 1957) is an English gothic rock vocalist. He was the vocalist of the rock group Bauhaus. By 1983, Bauhaus broke up and Murphy went on to new projects not involving Bauhaus members Kevin Haskins, David J or Daniel Ash. After some brief dabbling with acting and dance he soon formed Dali's Car with Mick Karn, the bass player from Japan. The group recorded only one album, which was a commercial flop. After the commercial non-start of Dali's Car, Murphy's first solo album, released in 1986, was similarly overlooked. “Should the World Fail to Fall Apart” did spawn several singles, including a cover of Pere Ubu's “Final Solution” which made a minor splash on... Continue Bio >>


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