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Barry Adamson

b, bvoc, *1958 GB, Moss Side
Rock and Electronic
A.k.a. The Pimp Floyd

Barry Adamson was born on 11 June 1958 and raised in Moss Side, Manchester, and was bass player in post punk band, Magazine between 1978 and 1982. He then went on to become a founder member of Nick Cave's illustrious Bad Seeds in 1984. Since 1989, with the release of debut album 'Moss Side Story', Adamson has forged his own highly acclaimed solo career with a series of distinctive and thematically linked soundscape albums.

     
Instruments
  • Bass
  • Backing Vocals
  • Organ
  • Bass guitar
  • Guitar
Genres
  • Rock
  • Electronic
  • Alternative
  • Pop
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Something Wicked This Way Comes on Oedipus Schmoedipus by Barry Adamson
Broken Moments on Broken Moments by Barry Adamson
Hollywood Sunset on Lost Highway by Various Artists
The Vibes Ain't Nothin' But The Vibes on Oedipus Schmoedipus by Barry Adamson
Something Wicked This Way Comes - Edit on Lost Highway by Various Artists
The Sweetest Embrace on Oedipus Schmoedipus by Barry Adamson
Mr. Eddy's Theme 1 on Lost Highway by Various Artists
Mr. Eddy's Theme 2 on Lost Highway by Various Artists
State Of Contraction on Oedipus Schmoedipus by Barry Adamson
Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Pelvis (feat. Jarvis Cocker) on Oedipus Schmoedipus by Barry Adamson

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Memento MoriBarry Adamson2018Compil.
Dirty BoyA Certain Ratio Feat. Barry Adamson2018Album
One Hot MessBarry Adamson2017Album
Love Sick DickBarry Adamson2017Album
Love Sick Dick RemixedBarry Adamson2017Album
Sweet MiseryBarry Adamson2017Album
Know Where To RunBarry Adamson2016Album
Know Where To Run (Album Sampler)Barry Adamson2016Album
Up In The Air (Radio Edit)Barry Adamson2016Album
Brighton RockersBarry Adamson2012Single
I Will Set You FreeBarry Adamson2012Album
Therapist - A Barry Adamson FilmBarry Adamson2011Album
DestinationBarry Adamson2011Single
TurnaroundBarry Adamson2011Album
Rag And BoneBarry Adamson2010Single
Spend A Little TimeBarry Adamson2008Album
CivilizationBarry Adamson2008Album
Straight 'Til SunriseBarry Adamson2008Album
Back To The CatBarry Adamson2008Album
An Album Club ExclusiveBarry Adamson2006Album
The Long Way Back AgainBarry Adamson2006Single
Stranger On The SofaBarry Adamson2006Album
Jazz DevilBarry Adamson2003Compil.
Electronic CollectionBarry Adamson2003Compil.
The King Of Nothing HillBarry Adamson2002Album
Radio SessionBarry Adamson2002Album
Whispering StreetsBarry Adamson2002Single
Whispering StreetsBarry Adamson2002Album
Black AmourBarry Adamson2002Single
Motorlab #3Barry Adamson + Pan Sonic2001Album
The Murky World Of Barry AdamsonBarry Adamson1999Compil.
The Crime Scene / New Year (Destroyer)Barry Adamson / The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion1999Single
As Above So Below - Interview DiscBarry Adamson1998Album
What It MeansBarry Adamson1998Single
As Above So BelowBarry Adamson1998Album
Can't Get LooseBarry Adamson1998Album
EPKBarry Adamson1996Single
Oedipus SchmoedipusBarry Adamson1996Album
Set The Controls For The Heart Of The PelvisBarry Adamson1996Single
Oedipus SchmoedipusBarry Adamson1996Album
The Big Bamboozle EPBarry Adamson1995Album
MovieologyBarry Adamson1995Compil.
The Negro Inside MeBarry Adamson1993Album
BustedBarry Adamson1993Single
Soul MurderBarry Adamson1992Album
Cinema Is King e.p.Barry Adamson1992Album
Soul MurderBarry Adamson1992Album
These Boots Are Made For WalkingBarry Adamson • Anita Lane and The Thought System Of Love1991Single
DelusionBarry Adamson1991Album
Moss Side StoryBarry Adamson1989Album
The Taming Of The ShrewdBarry Adamson1989Single
Man With The Golden ArmBarry Adamson1988Single
The Man With The Golden ArmBarry Adamson1988Single
The Man With The Golden ArmBarry Adamson1988Single
A Barry Adamson SamplerBarry AdamsonCompil.
Oedipus Schmoedipus PROMO epBarry AdamsonAlbum
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