Hairdresser Mike Score (lead vocals, keyboards) formed A Flock of Seagulls with his brother Ali (drums) and fellow hairdresser Frank Maudsley (bass) in 1980, adding guitarist Paul Reynolds several months later.
Bill Nelson’s Cocteau Records label issued their first song, the stand-alone single “(It’s Not Me) Talking,” which reached number 78 on the U.K. singles chart in 1981.
The band’s debut EP, Modern Love Is Automatic followed quickly on the same label, and its lead track, “Telecommunication,” became an underground hit in Euro-disco and new wave clubs.
A Flock of Seagulls signed a major-label contract with Jive by the end of the year, and their eponymous debut album appeared in the spring of 1982.
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Considered a tour-de-force of editing, featuring excerpts from over 700 films, Paris 1900 is a fascinating glimpse of a bygone era. Screening at Summerhall on selected dates!
Based on politician Yanis Varoufakis’ memoir, Adults in the Room takes the audience back to Greece in 2015, a country on the edge of collapse in this film screening at Summerhall on selected dates.
Intense, mesmerising, energetic and a powerful ode to life and art – this is an inspiring documentary, unmissable. Catch it at Summerhall as part of the Screen Horizons programme!
In the aftermath of the French Presidential Election, it seems fitting that this razor-sharp comedy should return to the big screen. Screening at Summerhall as part of the Screen Horizons programme.
Join Canongate Cadjers for their monthly Ceilidh held in the Royal British Legion Hall! If you love to dance or want to learn this event is for you.