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No-Man
Country
England
Profile
Formed in Hemel Hempstead, UK in 1986 by Tim Bowness and Steven Wilson. The group's first incarnation was as No Man Is An Island (Except the Isle of Man), featuring guitarist Stuart "The Still Owl" Blagden and violinist Ben Coleman. Blagden left, and the remaining three abbreviated the name to No-Man.
Website
http://www.no-man.co.uk
Related articles (4)
Releases on file (13)
No-Man — Love and Endings No-Man — Love and Endings
(Burning Shed bshed1201, 2012, CD+DVD)
No-Man — Schoolyard Ghosts No-Man — Schoolyard Ghosts
(Kscope kscope103, 2008, CD)
No-Man — Together We're Stranger No-Man — Together We're Stranger
(Kscope 298, 2003/2014, CD)
Arlo Bigazzi / Claudio Chianura / Lance Henson  — Drop 6: The Wolf & The Moon Arlo Bigazzi / Claudio Chianura / Lance Henson — Drop 6: The Wolf & The Moon
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90123, 2001, CD)
No-Man — Returning Jesus No-Man — Returning Jesus
(Hidden Art hi-art 16, 2001, CD)
No-Man — Dry Cleaning Ray No-Man — Dry Cleaning Ray
(Hidden Art hi-art 14, 1997, CD)
No-Man — Wild Opera No-Man — Wild Opera
(Kscope kscope149, 1996/2010, 2CD)
No-Man — Flowermix No-Man — Flowermix
(Hidden Art hi-art 2, 1995, CD)
No-Man — Heaven Taste No-Man — Heaven Taste
(Hidden Art hi-art 1, 1995, CD)
No-Man — Flowermouth No-Man — Flowermouth
(Kscope KSCOPE111X, 1994/2005, CD)
No-Man — Loveblows & Lovecries - A Confession No-Man — Loveblows & Lovecries - A Confession
(One Little Indian TPLP57CD, 1993, CD)
No-Man — Speak No-Man — Speak
(Materiali Sonori MASO CD 90111, 1989/1999, CD)
Various Artists — Double Exposure Various Artists — Double Exposure
((Not on label) no#, 1987, 2LP)

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