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Birth Place: Hornsey, London, England
Years Active: 1978-1985, 1990-1998, 2008-Present
Genres: Post-punk

The Monochrome Set is an English post-punk band originally formed in 1978 from the remnants of a college group called The B-Sides (whose members had included Stuart Goddard, later known as Adam Ant). The original line-up consisted of Indian-born lead singer and principal songwriter Bid (real name Ganesh Seshadri), Canadian guitarist Lester Square (real name Thomas W.B. Hardy), drummer John D. Haney, and bassist Charlie Harper. The band went through several bassists in the next few years, including Jeremy Harrington, and Andy Warren of the Ants, a childhood friend of Bid. Experimental filmmaker Tony Potts began collaborating with the band in 1979, designing lighting and stage sets with film ... Continue Bio >>

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