The Bowling Balls

The Bowling Balls

Belgian post-punk/synthpop band who started out as a fake rockband in the comic "Germain Et Nous".
Initialy a joke in the rockmagazine "En Attendant" (fake interviews, fake recordcovers and a fake manager (Peyo))
Eventualy the joke became real when a recordboss decided they'd really had to create a band.
The story abruptly ended when Bert Bertrand (Billy Ball) decided to end his life in New York.
Their first and last album was released posthumous.

Frédéric Jannin as Averell Ball
Bert Bertrand as Billy Ball
Thierry Culliford as Elton Ball
Christian Lanckvrind as Fernand Ball


The Bowling Balls Discography Tracks

Singles & EPs

4C 006-62578 The Bowling Balls God Save The Night Fever(7") EMI Music Belgium 4C 006-62578 Belgium 1979 Sell This Version
The Bowling Balls Visco Video (Maxi, Single) Ariola Germany 1980 Sell This Version
The Bowling Balls The Boys (Single) Ariola, Ariola Belgium 1981 Sell This Version
102.866 The Bowling Balls You Don't Know What It's Like To Be Alone In The House(7", Single) Ariola 102.866 Belgium 1981 Sell This Version


205 471 Bowling Balls* First & Last Album For The Same Price(LP, Comp) Ariola 205 471 Netherlands 1983 Sell This Version
74321 313352 The Bowling Balls The Greatest Best Of Number One Hits Ever(CD, Comp) BMG 74321 313352 Europe 1995 Sell This Version
VU 14-001 The Bowling Balls For Ever And Never(2xCD, Comp, RM) Vulcain Records VU 14-001 Belgium 2003 Sell This Version

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