The Golden Virgins

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The Golden Virgins were a four piece musical group from Sunderland, United Kingdom.

The members of the band were Lucas Renney (singer/guitarist), Neil Bassett (drums), Dave Younger (synth/keyboards) and Allan Burnup (bass). The band split up in late 2006. The band had shown great significance in Sunderland local music industry as they had played at Glastonbury, T in the Park, Leeds and Reading, dubbing them as one of Sunderland best known bands.

The band released five singles and an album.[1] Its album, Songs of Praise, received critical accolades,[2] having been released through XL Recordings and published by Hero Music Publishing in 2004.[citation needed] The Golden Virgins track "Renaissance Kid" was voted #42 in the 2003 Festive Fifty.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Local drummer turns to producing". BBC. 3 August 2009. Retrieved 22 January 2010. 
  2. ^ Robinson, Jeremy. "Great year for new kids on the block". The Sunday Sun. Retrieved 22 January 2010. 
  3. ^ "Radio 1 - Keeping It Peel - Festive 50s - 2003". BBC. Retrieved 2014-02-01. 

External links[edit]

1. The Golden Virgins, Official Site