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Birth Place: London, England
Years Active: 1979-1984, 1989, 2005-present
Genres: Garage Rock Revival, Surf Rock, Jangle Pop

The Barracudas are an English based Anglo-Canadian band formed in the late 1970s. The band's original lineup consisted of: Jeremy Gluck (vocals), Robin Wills (guitar and vocals), David Buckley (bass and vocals) and Nick Turner (drums). They are notable for their summer 1980 hit single "Summer Fun", which started with an excerpt from a spoof 1960s advertisement for the Plymouth Barracuda, in which one of the announcers has difficulty pronouncing the word ''barracuda''. The single reached number 37 in the UK Singles Chart Originally perceived as a novelty surf act due to the first album, subsequent recordings showed them to be a fierce garage rock and roll band, in the mold of the 13th Floor... Continue Bio >>


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