Terry Edwards

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Terry Edwards
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Edwards performing in 2010
Background information
Born (1960-08-10) 10 August 1960 (age 54)
Hornchurch, Essex, England
Genres Post punk, ska, alternative rock
Instruments Saxophone, keyboards, guitar
Years active 1981–present
Labels Stim, Sartorial
Associated acts The Higsons, Gallon Drunk, Terry Edwards and the Scapegoats, Glen Matlock and the Philistines, Big Sexy Noise
Website www.terryedwards.co.uk

Terry Edwards (born 10 August 1960, Hornchurch, Essex)[1] is an English musician who plays trumpet, saxophones, guitar and keyboards.

Career[edit]

Edwards gained a degree in music from the University of East Anglia in 1982,[2] where he was also a founding member of The Higsons. He produced and played on the debut album by Yeah Jazz Six Lane Ends. He has subsequently performed and released records both as a solo artist (with and without his band, The Scapegoats), and as a session musician or collaborator with artists such as Derek Raymond (on the Dora Suarez album),[3] Mark Bedford, Tindersticks, PJ Harvey, Spiritualized, Nick Cave, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Department S, Lydia Lunch, Faust, Snuff, Tom Waits, Jack, The Blockheads,[4] Hot Chip,[5] and Robyn Hitchcock.

Edwards joined Gallon Drunk in 1993, staying with the band through the recording of three albums.[6] He also collaborated with Lydia Lunch and other members of Gallon Drunk in Big Sexy Noise, and performed live with Lunch outside the band.[7][8]

Solo discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

  • New York New York (1985), Izuma - as New York New York
  • Dora Suarez (1993), Clawfist - with Derek Raymond and James Johnston
  • I Didn't Get Where I Am Today (1997), Wiiija - Terry Edwards and the Scapegoats
  • My Wife Doesn't Understand Me (1997), Artlos/Stim - Terry Edwards and the Scapegoats
  • Yesterday's Zeitgeist : Terry Edwards In Concert (1999), Sartorial
  • Terry Edwards Presents No Fish Is Too Weird For Her Aquarium Vol. II (2000), Sartorial
  • 681 At The Southbank + Plays, Salutes & Executes (2002), Sartorial
  • Memory and Madness (2003), Sartorial/Widowspeak - with Lydia Lunch
  • Terry Edwards (2005), Sartorial
Compilations
  • Plays Salutes And Executes (1993), Stim
  • Terry Edwards' Large Door (18 Tracks From The Golden Age Of Vinyl) (1998), Damaged Goods
  • Terry Edwards Presents... Queer Street - No Fish Is Too Weird For Her Aquarium Vol. III (2003), Sartorial

EPs[edit]

  • Terry Edwards Plays The Music Of Jim & William Reid (1991), Stim
  • Terry Edwards Salutes The Magic Of The Fall (1991), Stim
  • Terry Edwards Executes Miles Davis Numbers (1992), Stim
  • Boots Off!!, Wiija - Terry Edwards and the Scapegoats

Singles[edit]

  • "Roger Wilson Said" (1983), Urchin - as New York New York
  • "I Wanna Be Like You" (1985), Beach Culture - as New York New York
  • "Well You Needn't" (1994), Rough Trade
  • "Head Up High" (1998), Flighted Miskick - Scousemartins fet. Terry Edwards
  • "Girls & Boys" (1988), Damaged Goods - Terry Edwards and the Scapegoats
  • "Ice Cream for Crow" (1998), Damaged Goods - Terry Edwards and the Scapegoats
  • "Cat People/Gasoline" (2007), Sartorial - Terry Edwards and the Scapegoats, split with Department S
  • "Three Blind Mice" (2008), The Orchestra Pit - Terry Edwards and the Scapegoats
  • "Boots Off !!!" (2009), Sartorial - Terry Edwards and the Scapegoats, split with Cure-Ator
  • "I'll Go Crazy" (2010), Sartorial
  • "Let's Surf"/"Old Man's Hands" (2011), Sartorial - Terry Edwards and The Dash/Terry Edwards and Darren Hayman
  • "You Won't See Me" (2011), Sartorial - split with Robyn Hitchcock

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Terry Edwards | Biography | AllMusic". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 
  2. ^ History
  3. ^ Gill, Andy (1994) "Albums", The Independent, 6 January 1994. Retrieved 16 January 2014  – via HighBeam (subscription required)
  4. ^ "Reasons to be cheerful: Legendary brit-funkers to return for grain gig ; Who The Blockheads", Somerset Guardian, 5 April 2012. Retrieved 16 January 2014  – via HighBeam (subscription required)
  5. ^ Mugan, Chris (2012) "Hot Chip", The Independent, 24 October 2012. Retrieved 16 January 2014  – via HighBeam (subscription required)
  6. ^ Strong, Martin C. (2003) The Great Indie Discography, Canongate, ISBN 1-84195-335-0, p. 756
  7. ^ Shepherd, Fiona (2012) "Review : Lydia Lunch", The Scotsman, 29 June 2012. Retrieved 16 January 2014  – via HighBeam (subscription required)
  8. ^ Longley, Martin (2003) "Culture: Review: Festival climax out to Lunch; Lydia Lunch/Blacktronica The Door, Birmingham Repertory Theatre The Custard Factory, Digbeth", Birmingham Post, 9 June 2003. Retrieved 18 January 2014  – via HighBeam (subscription required)

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