Additional information about this, Frankie Goes To Hollywood vinyl art.
Frankie Goes To Hollywood – The Artists
Frankie Goes to Hollywood were a British band formed in Liverpool, England in the 1980s. The group was fronted by Holly Johnson (vocals), with Paul Rutherford (vocals), Peter Gill (drums, percussion), Mark O’Toole (bass guitar), and Brian Nash (guitar).The group’s 1983 debut single “Relax” was banned by the BBC in 1984 while at number six in the charts and subsequently topped the UK Singles Chart for five consecutive weeks, going on to enjoy prolonged chart success throughout that year and ultimately becoming the seventh best-selling UK single of all time. It also won the 1985 Brit Award for Best British Single. Their debut album, Welcome to the Pleasuredome, reached number one in the UK in 1984 with advanced sales of over one million. After the follow-up success of “Two Tribes” and “The Power of Love”, the group became only the second act in the history of the UK charts to reach number one with their first three singles; the first being fellow Liverpudlians Gerry and the Pacemakers from the 1960s.
Rage Hard – The Song
Rage Hard is the fifth single by Frankie Goes to Hollywood. It was released on 25 August 1986. Having topped the charts around the world with Welcome to the Pleasuredome and its accompanying singles, Frankie Goes to Hollywood took off to Amsterdam to record the follow-up album, Liverpool. Taking on a rockier edge, “Rage Hard” was the first single culled from the disc. The single’s title came from the Dylan Thomas poem “Do not go gentle into that good night”. “Rage Hard” was a testament to the changing musical landscape in Britain at the time.
Clenched Fist – The Shape
Modelled into a clenched fist with a star which is a symbol that appeared on much of the Frankie Goes to Hollywood promotional material for this Rage Hard song.
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