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Urban Hat€monger ? 01-30-2007 10:52 AM

The Fall stopped being a proper band before the first album even came out.
He basically got his girlfriend Kay Carroll to become the bands manager which rubbed a lot of people up the wrong way and eventually the original members of the band left.Tony Friel joined a couple of bands and then left the music industry. Martin Bramah & Una Baines went off to form Blue Orchids leaving Mark E Smith to hire & fire whoever he pleased.
He`s often said he treats the band like a football squad and for every band member he has about 3 people lined up to replace them.I guess it`s a combination of wanting to keep things fresh , the other members of the band are heavily involved with the writing process it`s not like it`s Mark E Smith telling everybody what to play.They write the songs & Mark E Smith puts his stamp on them.
Also he`s not the easiest person in the world to get on with , in fact the number of people who were in the Fall who have had nervous breakdowns is incredible.

sleepy jack 01-30-2007 10:56 AM

I played in the Fall once.

Moon Pix 01-30-2007 12:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Kevorkian Logic (Post 330284)
does anyone know why they switch around members so often?

Apparently its because Mark E Smith is an ******* and nobody can put up with him for more than a couple of tours.

right-track 01-30-2007 02:57 PM

^ I can't believe the word genius got censored.

swim 01-30-2007 03:24 PM

h0r is censored.

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sleepy jack 01-30-2007 03:24 PM

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holy friggin crap!

swim 01-30-2007 03:29 PM

MB is prejudicial to geeks who like to call people whores.

Urban Hat€monger ? 02-13-2007 12:14 PM

Quote:

Your order for Reformation Post TLC - The Fall has been posted.
Please note PLAY.COM will show on your statement.
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March 4th?
F*ck you Amazon !

TheUsedToolguy 02-24-2007 07:29 PM

I don't get it, are they trying to suck?

swim 02-24-2007 07:30 PM

Are you an idiot?


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