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Cardiacs
Country
England
Profile
Formed in England 1977, Cardiacs originated in the group Cardiac Arrest, before entering the stage as Cardiacs in 1981. They began the label Alphabet to release their own material, after a couple of releases the label name was changed to The Alphabet Business Concern. They are best known for their unique style of music (termed "Pronk" by many) which contains elements of progressive rock, punk, and psychedelic rock.
Website
http://cardiacs.com
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Releases on file (8)
Cardiacs — Some Fairytales from the Rotten Shed Cardiacs — Some Fairytales from the Rotten Shed
(Alphabet ALPH DVD 002, 2003/2017, DVD)
Cardiacs — Guns Cardiacs — Guns
(Alphabet ALPH CD 027, 1999, CD)
Cardiacs — All That Glitters Is a Mares Nest Cardiacs — All That Glitters Is a Mares Nest
(Alphabet ALPH CD018, 1995, CD)
Cardiacs — Sing to God Cardiacs — Sing to God
(Alphabaet ALPH DCD 022, 1995, 2CD)
Cardiacs — Heaven Born and Ever Bright Cardiacs — Heaven Born and Ever Bright
(Alphabet ALPH CD017, 1991/1995, CD)
Cardiacs — Archive Cardiacs Cardiacs — Archive Cardiacs
(ALPH CD000, 1989/1995, CD)
Cardiacs — On Land and in the Sea Cardiacs — On Land and in the Sea
(Alphabet ALPH CD012, 1989/2012, CD)
Cardiacs — A Little Man and a House and the Whole World Window Cardiacs — A Little Man and a House and the Whole World Window
(Alphabet ALPH CD007, 1988/1995, CD)

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