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Marillion

Marillion are a rock band formed in Aylesbury, England often categorized as neo-progressive. They originally started as “Silmarillion” (fromTolkien’s book) with heavy influences from classic Genesis but went on to develop their own distinctive sound. The band was formed in1979 by Mick Pointer (drums), Steve Rothery (guitar), Doug ‘Rastus’ Irvine (bass), and others, soon adding vocalist Fish (real name Derek W.Dick), Diz Minitt (bass), and Brian Jelliman. By the time of their first album, 1983’s Script For A Jester’s Tear, the bass position had beentaken o ...read more

Marillion are a rock band formed in Aylesbury, England often categorized as neo-progressive. They originally started as “Silmarillion” (fromTolkien’s book) with heavy influences from classic Genesis but went on to develop their own distinctive sound. The band was formed in1979 by Mick Pointer (drums), Steve Rothery (guitar), Doug ‘Rastus’ Irvine (bass), and others, soon adding vocalist Fish (real name Derek W.Dick), Diz Minitt (bass), and Brian Jelliman. By the time of their first album, 1983’s Script For A Jester’s Tear, the bass position had beentaken over by Pete Trevawas and keyboards by Mark Kelly.

The studio albums Fugazi (1984), Misplaced Childhood (1985), and Clutching At Straws (1987), as well as the 1984 livealbum Real to Reel all sold respectably, and the band scored a hit single in Britain with Kayleigh in 1985.

When Fish left the band in 1988 after four albums he was replaced by Steve Hogarth. A former member of The Europeans and some-timecollaborator with The The and Julian Cope, Hogarth brought a new energy to the band.

Across a further ten albums, Hogarth – along with existing members Rothery, Kelly, Trewavas, and Mosley – have reinvigorated and constantlyredefined Marillion’s sound. They forged into new musical territories with a succession of inventive, emotional albums, displaying little regard tothe vagaries of hit charts or radio playlists. « hide

Similar Bands: Fish, Twelfth Night, The Watch, Pendragon, IQ

LPs
Sounds That Can't Be Made
09/01/2012

3.7
41 Votes
Less is More
2009

2.8
22 Votes
The Hard Shoulder
2008

3
27 Votes
Essence
2008

3
29 Votes
Somewhere Else
2007

2.6
35 Votes
Marbles
2004

3.9
73 Votes
Anoraknophobia
2001

3.4
25 Votes
Marillion.com
1999

3.1
23 Votes
Radiation
1998

2.6
18 Votes
This Strange Engine
1997

3.4
27 Votes
Afraid of Sunlight
1995

3.9
41 Votes
Brave
1994

3.9
84 Votes
Holidays in Eden
1991

3
49 Votes
Seasons End
1989

3.7
71 Votes
Clutching at Straws
1987

4.2
105 Votes
Misplaced Childhood
1985

4.2
201 Votes
Fugazi
1984

4
110 Votes
Script for a Jester's Tear
1983

4.2
154 Votes
EPs
Brief Encounter
1986

3.6
4 Votes
Market Square Heroes
1982

4.3
9 Votes
Live Albums
Out Of Season (DVD)
2010

4.8
2 Votes
Recital of the Script
2009

4.1
7 Votes
Live from Loreley
2009

4.2
9 Votes
Early Stages
2008

4.5
5 Votes
Anorak in the UK
2002

3.5
3 Votes
Made Again
1996

3.4
4 Votes
The Thieving Magpie
1988

3.6
17 Votes
Real to Reel
1984

4
16 Votes
Compilations
The Singles: '82 - '88
2009

4.2
5 Votes
The Best of Marillion
2003

3.5
3 Votes
The Best of Both Worlds
1997

4.3
4 Votes
A Singles Collection
1992

4
5 Votes
B'Sides Themselves
1988

3.7
14 Votes

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