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Living Colour

Living Colour

Rock / Hard Rock / Alternative Rock New York, NY  US
Open Letter (to a landlord)
Open Letter (to a landlord)
Cult Of Personality (re-recorded/remastered)
Cult Of Personality (re-recorded/remastered)
Behind The Sun
Behind The Sun
Leave It Alone
Leave It Alone
Love Rears Its Ugly Head
Love Rears Its Ugly Head

Videos

Living Colour - Behind The Sun (live)

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  • Fri

    Feb 13

    Ridgefield, CT, US | 8:00pm

    Best known for their Grammy Award winning anthem "Cult of Personality" During the 1980s, rock had become completely segregated and predictable, the opposite of the late '60s/early '70s, when such musically and ethnically varied artists as Jimi Hendrix, Sly & the Family Stone, and Santana ruled the Earth. But bands such as New York's Living Colour helped break down the doors by the end of the '80s, leading to a much more open-minded musical landscape that would eventually pave the way for future bands (Rage Against the Machine, Sevendust, etc.). The group (singer Corey Glover, guitarist Vernon Reid, bassist Muzz Skillings, and drummer Will Calhoun) first formed in the mid-'80s, with Reid being the only member with real prior band experience; he was a member of Ronald Shannon Jackson's experimental jazz outfit, and had recorded with Defunkt, Public Enemy, as well as issuing a solo album with Bill Frisell, 1984's Smash & Scatteration. By the winter, the band's striking video for their anthem "Cult of Personality" was all over MTV, pushing Vivid to the upper reaches of the charts and to platinum certification. Living Colour also took home their first of several Grammy Awards, as "Cult" won Best Hard Rock Performance at the 1989 ceremony, and the band supported the release with a string of dates opening stadiums for the Rolling Stones' first U.S. tour in eight years that autumn

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  • ❤  GuNDiRoCk  ❤ (Artist)
    ❤ GuNDiRoCk ❤
    Good to be back here ! OPEN LETTER ! great Work ! ! Fantastic Bass ! ! Vocals full of good Energy & Power, straight Drums, cool Guitar ~ BriLLiant ! Reminds me on Rus...
  • DJ Antonio (Artist)
    DJ Antonio
    Hey...looking forward to listening to more of your great tunes all throughout 2015!! DJ Antonio
  • Lenny Luzitano (Artist)
    Lenny Luzitano
    HEAVEY FUNK ROCK!!!JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED.
  • David Barnett Thomas (Artist)
    David Barnett Thomas
    It made my morning to find you on here!!!! Love your music!!!
  • PoppaFunkBand (Artist)
    PoppaFunkBand
    KEEP THAT NYC ROCK ALIVE!!!!!!!!!
  • Suthurn Swaggur (Artist)
    Suthurn Swaggur
    Its so great to hear y'all still ROCKIN'!!

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Label: Megaforce Records

Bio: Living Colour, founded in 1986, is a hardrock band from New York City. The band has been experimenting with lots of styles throughout the years, combining reggae, funk and many other sounds into their hard rock music.

Albums and DVD's include :
Vivid (1988)
Time's Up (1990)
Biscuits (1991)
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  • Song Plays +3 32,762
  • Video Plays 3,815
  • Total Fans +1 5,041
  • ReverbNation Fans +2 3,544
  • Widget Impressions +13 662,633

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