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 55)
Hornchurch, Essex, England
Genres
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments
Years active 1981–present
Labels
  • Stim
  • Sartorial
Associated acts
Website www.terryedwards.co.uk

Terry Edwards (born 10 August 1960)[1] is an English musician who plays trumpet, flugelhorn, 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] Madness , Mark Bedford, Tindersticks, PJ Harvey, Spiritualized, Siouxsie, The Creatures, 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] More recently he has performed with the David Bowie supergroup, Holy Holy

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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