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The Paul Collins Beat / Bio

Indie rock group The Beat are now known as Paul Collins' Beat, recording new material and playing hundreds of shows each year. This year, Paul Collins Beat have released the all-new studio album as a follow-up to the 2007 critically acclaimed album Flying High. In addition, Paul Collins Beat are offering the new album Live In Europe as an exclusive free full length CD and DVD combo mp3 video album audio download through their official website. Paul Collins' legendary early band The Nerves continue to be worshipped by new generations of hipsters and music lovers worldwide. Rock icon and cult favorite Paul Collins founded The Nerves with Peter Case and Jack Lee in 1974. The Nerves funded their own recordings, toured with The Ramones and released Hanging On The Telephone, a hit song which has been covered by Cat Power, Def Leppard and Blondie, on the Parallel Lines album. After The Nerves disbanded in 1977, Paul Collins formed The Beat, recruiting members of various rock bands. The Beat were music video pioneers, with several 80s music videos appearing on early MTV and touring the world, performing with major rock acts such as The Cure, The Police, The Jam, Devo, Huey Lewis and countless others. Today, Paul Collins Beat continues to play hundreds of concerts each year, touring USA, Japan, Canada, Brazil, Italy, Spain, Sweden, France, UK and throughout Europe.

General Info

Band Members
Paul Collins Juancho Bummer Chris Bongers Manolo The Tele Kid
Artist Name
The Paul Collins Beat
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/paulcollinsthebeat
Active Since
01/77
Genres
Alternative / Indie Rock / Garage

Contact Info

Location
Los Angeles, CA