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Life in a Northern Town
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This World
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In Places on the Run
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The Love Parade
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Power to Believe

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    The appropriately named Dream Academy, an English folk-rock trio who hit it big in the early 1980s with the bucolic, Baroque pop single "Life in a Northern Town," formed in London in 1983 around the considerable talents of vocalist/guitarist Nick Laird-Clowes, multi-instrumentalist (primarily oboe) Kate St. John, and keyboardist Gilbert Gabriel. Having come from similar musical backgrounds (Clowes and Gabriel had worked together in the '70s while St. John had performed and recorded alongside Nicky Holland, and Virginia Ashley with the dream pop outfit the Ravishing Beauties, t... Read more

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