The Vapors

The Vapors

The Vapors

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Turning Japanese
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Waiting For The Weekend
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Spring Collection
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Trains
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Cold War

Albums

  • Together

    Apr 2021 • 1 song

  • Winter Tears

    Dec 2020 • 13 songs

  • Falling

    Sep 2020 • 13 songs

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The Vapors

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Led by vocalist/guitarist Dave Fenton, the Vapors were a short-lived new wave guitar group that is best known for the spiky pop single "Turning Japanese." Fenton formed the first version of the Vapors in 1978, yet he was the only member to survive that lineup; in 1979, former Ellery Bops members Ed Bazalgette (lead guitar) and Howard Smith (drums) joined the band, and bassist Steve Smith came aboard shortly afterward. One of the band's first concerts was seen by the Jam's Bruce Foxton, who asked them to perform on his group's Setting Sons tour. Before long, the Vapors were man...
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