You and the Night and the Music with Adrian Arratoon presents a special show dedicated to Simon Bonney. It was originally broadcast on London web station Different Class Radio in April/May 2010.
Like Caesar Needs a Brutus
Eyes of Blue
Simon Bonney was the mainstay of the band Crime and the City Solution, who were active in the eighties and early nineties. They had four incarnations, but the ones that are most well-known are the third and fourth. The third featured Simon, his partner Bronwyn Adams, Mick Harvey and Rowland S Howard – both of whom had been in the Birthday Party – Epic Soundtracks and Harry Howard. Their album Room of Lights is essential, they appeared in Wim Wenders' film Wings of Desire, performing the track Six Bells Chime.
The band has reformed and will be doing a European tour in autumn 2012. http://www.facebook.com/CrimeandtheCitySolution
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