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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)

Shows

  • 2015

    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

  • 2015

    Feb 12

    Leesburg, VA, US | 8:00pm
  • 2015

    Feb 6

    Fort Lauderdale, FL, US | 8:00pm
  • 2014

    Dec 1

    Philadelphia, PA, US | 7:00pm

    LIVING COLOUR Boy Wonder Monday, December 1, 2014 Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm World Cafe Live Philadelphia $25.00 - $37.00 This event is all ages

  • 2014

    Oct 7

    San Juan Capistrano, CA, US | 8:00pm

    LIVING COLOUR w/ Olio

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  • J.O.A. (Artist)
    J.O.A.
    Listening to..."Cult of Personality" Awesome Sound!! Great Talent!!
  • Sam Lennon (Fan)
    Sam Lennon
    Really liking your music especially "Cult of Personality" :) You should submit if to our "Behind the Music" series over at AVA Live Radio here: http://avaliveradio.com/submit-my-music-3/
  • Los Perros Del Barrio (Artist)
    Los Perros Del Barrio
    How Sweet IT IS!.............LPdB
  • Desha Creek (Artist)
    Desha Creek
    Wow, Its you guys. Really...!! Hear you everyday on rock radio, talk radio intro, segways... Love you guys. I'm Still trying to figure out that guitar riff....
  • The PrimaDonna Reeds (Artist)
    The PrimaDonna Reeds
    I booked you guys at CBGG's. - Karena Bernard.

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About

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)
Stain...See Full Bio

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Q: When are you guys going to come back to Tucson? Love to see you again.

A: We played Mesa, AZ back in October 2014...

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  • Song Plays +13 33,105
  • Video Plays 3,838
  • Total Fans +2 4,751
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