The Nightingales) are a UK e rock band formed in 1979 in Birmingham, England by four members of Birmingham's original punk group The Prefects who had been part of The Clash's 'White Riot Tour', recorded a couple of Peel Sessions, released a 45 on Rough Trade and, years after splitting up, had a retrospective CD released by New York indie label Acute Records.
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The Nightingales refers to at least three artists: 1) A Birmingham, UK post-punk, alternative band (now known as Nightingales), formed in 1979. 2) A soul group (aka Ollie & The Nightingales). 1) A Birmingham, UK post-punk, alternative band, formed by former members of the city's original punk group The Prefects, in November 1979. Following occasional reformations, in 2004 Lloyd re-started The Nightingales. Since then they have released five 7" vinyl singles and three albums (plus two live albums), toured the UK, mainland Europe and USA several times and recorded numerous radio sessions in England and America. In March 08 the group recorded the album "Insult To Injury" with Jochen Irmler and Andreas Schmid at the Faust Studio in Scheer, Germany. This record, considered the 'Gales best yet, was released in February 2009 on the Klangbad label.
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