The Models

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The Models
Also known asModels
OriginHarrow, London, England
Years activec. 1977–c. 1978
LabelsStep Forward
Associated actsSiouxsie and the Banshees, Rema-Rema, Adam Ant, Adam and the Ants, Mass, The Wolfgang Press
Past membersCliff Fox
Marco Pirroni
Mick Allen
Terry Day

The Models (credited also as Models) was a short-lived punk band formed in Harrow, London, England. It consisted of Cliff Fox on vocals and guitar, Marco Pirroni on guitar, Mick Allen on bass and Terry Day on drums.

Pirroni and Allen became friends while attending art school in Harrow. When punk emerged in 1976, they first formed Siouxsie and the Banshees, playing guitar, although for only a brief time. Shortly after that, he and Allen formed a band called The Beastly Cads, who later changed their name to The Models.[1] The band only released one single "Freeze" and recorded four songs for a Peel Session before dissolving. Later, Pirroni and Allen formed Rema-Rema, a post-punk band.

Pirroni later re-teamed up with Terry Day, who since then was named Terry Lee Miall, in Adam and the Ants, beginning to work alongside that band's singer and frontman, Adam Ant. Allen went on to other projects, the longest running being The Wolfgang Press on the influential British record label 4AD. After the demise of the band he paired up with Giuseppe De Bellis, to form the experimental project Geniuser.


  1. ^ "Marco Pirroni Interview 2006 Part 1". Retrieved 1 June 2020.

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