8 Eyed Spy
8 Eyed Spy
|Origin||New York City, United States|
|Labels||Fetish Records (GB)|
|Associated acts||Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, Beirut Slump|
|Past members||Lydia Lunch|
George Scott III
8 Eyed Spy was an American no wave band from New York City, consisting of Lydia Lunch (ex-Teenage Jesus and the Jerks and Beirut Slump) and Jim Sclavunos (also ex-Teenage Jesus and Beirut Slump), Michael Paumgardhen, Pat Irwin and George Scott III.
They covered Bo Diddley's "Diddy Wah Diddy", the swamp rock classic "Run Through the Jungle" by Creedence Clearwater Revival and Jefferson Airplane's "White Rabbit". The band recorded only briefly, releasing one live album, Live, and a self-titled studio album. The band broke up in 1980 after the death of Scott.
- Studio albums
- 8 Eyed Spy (Fetish, 1981)
- Live albums
- Live (cassette, ROIR, 1981)
- Compilation albums
- "Diddy Wah Diddy"/"Dead You Me Beside" (1980)
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