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Birth Place: Prestwich, Greater Manchester, England
Years Active: 1976–present
Genres: Post-punk, Alternative Rock

The Fall is an English post-punk band, formed in Prestwich, Greater Manchester in 1976. Despite an ever changing line up, the group essentially consists of its founder and only constant member, Mark E. Smith. First associated with the late 1970s punk movement, the band's music has evolved through numerous stylistic changes, often concurrently with the ever changing group membership. The Fall's music is often characterized by repetition, an abrasive guitar-driven sound, and is always underpinned by Smith's often cryptic lyrics. The band was long associated with BBC disc jockey John Peel, who championed them from early on in their career and cited The Fall as his favorite band, famously explai... Continue Bio >>

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