Talk:A Flock of Seagulls

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Need to add album release info in the "1980s-1990s" section[edit]

Need to put existing material into context with the album release dats, at least. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 76.183.107.205 (talk) 21:10, 20 June 2008 (UTC)


Most of article was a copyvio[edit]

I just gutted the article because almost the entire history section was a copyvio from [1]. I think I removed all the cut-and-pasted content. Tempshill 19:54, 2 May 2007 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:DebutSeagulls.jpg[edit]

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Moved from article[edit]

Trivia[edit]

Source?[edit]

"The band's self-titled debut album is a concept album about alien abduction. Four UFOs are on the cover of the album, visible in the window to the left of the TV."

I'm curious about where this information came from. In any event it has no place here. If accurate, it belongs on the album page. Deleted. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 76.167.136.139 (talk) 08:50, 28 November 2007 (UTC)

Avoid fan-speak[edit]

I just wanted to give editors of AFOS-related articles a heads-up about using the abbreviation I just used ("AFOS"). Such abbreviations should be avoided in Wikipedia articles because they are not in line with the kind of encyclopedic tone we should be using here. I haven't gone through all the relevant articles, just this one, so could someone else please help to make these changes? Thanks. - dcljr (talk) 03:24, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

Debut[edit]

Where is the information on their debut album? Bulbous (talk) 03:58, 24 August 2008 (UTC)

Name Choice?[edit]

"The choice of their name was between 'The Seagulls' and what it is today. A friend chose 'A Flock of Seagulls' because it was a shorter name to write on first time gig posters."

This makes no sense to me...? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 99.228.209.94 (talk) 15:59, 7 November 2008 (UTC)

Agreed. Can someone who knows the relevant facts rewrite that sentence to make it make sense? --Elysdir (talk) 08:50, 3 January 2009 (UTC)

Gary Steadman[edit]

wasn't Gary Steadman in A Flock of Seagulls, it says in the Classix Nouveaux article he went to join them or something like that —Preceding unsigned comment added by 86.143.139.3 (talk) 21:59, 26 November 2008 (UTC)

Grammy Award has been 1982 (not 1983)[edit]

Check here: http://www.grammy.com/GRAMMY_Awards/Winners/Results.aspx Search for "Flock of Seagulls" -- ingo1968 from German Wikipedia —Preceding unsigned comment added by 77.22.98.85 (talk) 22:56, 6 November 2009 (UTC)



Origins of name[edit]

Contrary to what is written here, I once read that the band got their name from being inspired by the novel Jonathan Livingston Seagull. ACEOREVIVED (talk) 00:54, 11 February 2011 (UTC)

Image[edit]

Shame there's no image of the band here. There was one, but it violated fair use. If anyone can find one it would add to the page. Jimsteele9999 (talk) 23:36, 13 February 2011 (UTC)

Haircut[edit]

As the article has a section for the haircut sported by Mike Score, it would almost certainly be useful to have a picture demonstrating this haircut in that section. --92.39.200.91 (talk) 18:19, 19 September 2011 (UTC)

members[edit]

removed the name of Rob Koreman from members list, appears to be vandalismBawtyshouse (talk) 14:41, 19 February 2012 (UTC)

legacy[edit]

in pulp fiction, it was an insult to be called "flock of seagulls." that increased their 'coolness' factor? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 198.49.6.225 (talk) 05:25, 6 October 2015 (UTC)

Honeywell Bull[edit]

Alister "Ali" James Score worked for Honeywell Bull (?) in Cambridge, MA, (?) as seen in a computer magazine article.Xb2u7Zjzc32 (talk) 01:26, 3 December 2015 (UTC)