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Sad Lovers and Giants

Sad Lovers & Giants are a rock band from Watford, England who formed in 1981. Their sound blends post-punk, folk and psychedelia and has seen them described as ‘a pastoral Pink Floyd’.

The band’s members have included Garçe (vocals), Tristan Garel-Funk (who went on to form The Snake Corps) (guitar), Tony McGuinness (now part of the trance trio Above & Beyond) (Guitar), Cliff Silver (bass), Ian Gibson (bass), David Wood (keyboards and saxophone), Juliet Sainsbury (keyboards) and Nigel Pollard (drums & percussion).

The original line up produced two albums, Ep ...read more

Sad Lovers & Giants are a rock band from Watford, England who formed in 1981. Their sound blends post-punk, folk and psychedelia and has seen them described as ‘a pastoral Pink Floyd’.

The band’s members have included Garçe (vocals), Tristan Garel-Funk (who went on to form The Snake Corps) (guitar), Tony McGuinness (now part of the trance trio Above & Beyond) (Guitar), Cliff Silver (bass), Ian Gibson (bass), David Wood (keyboards and saxophone), Juliet Sainsbury (keyboards) and Nigel Pollard (drums & percussion).

The original line up produced two albums, Epic Garden Music and Feeding the Flame, but split up in 1984 on the verge of commercial success. They returned in 1987 after a personnel change and released The Mirror Test album. There followed the albums Headland and Treehouse Poetry before the demise of Midnight Music and then later Melting in the Fullness of Time on Voight-Kampff Records. E-mail From Eternity, a ‘best of’ compilation was released in 1996. « hide

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The Mirror Test
1987

4
3 Votes
Feeding the Flame
1983

3.8
9 Votes
Epic Garden Music
1982

4
12 Votes

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