Age Of Chance

Age Of Chance

Profile:
AGE OF CHANCE were a British alternative rock-dance crossover band from Leeds, England, active from 1985 to 1991. They were perhaps most known for their mutant metallic cover of Prince's "Kiss". Musically they were a sonic collision of punk, hip hop, industrial rock and Northern soul. Steven E provided a distinctive strident nasal vocal style, often employing a megaphone. He left the band before 'Mecca'. Striking cover art visuals were a collaboration between the group and The Designers Republic, who would go on to graphic design fame. They were contemporaries of Pop Will Eat Itself, whose music also featured rock guitar, dance beats and copious samples, and other early UK samplist groups such as Coldcut and The JAMMs.

Members:
Steven Elvidge (mob-orator)
Geoff Taylor (all nite bass frequencies)
Neil Howson (power-noise generator)
Jan Perry (beat dominator)
Charles Hutchinson (singer on Mecca)
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Age Of Chance Discography

Albums

Age Of Chance One Thousand Years Of Trouble (Album) Virgin UK 1987 Sell This Version
Age Of Chance Mecca (Album) Virgin Canada 1989 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Age Of Chance Bible Of The Beats (Single) Riot Bible UK 1985 Sell This Version
Riot 001 The Age Of Chance* Motor City(7", Single) Riot Bible Riot 001 UK 1985 Sell This Version
Age Of Chance Crush Collision (EP, Album, MiniAlbum) Virgin Canada 1986 Sell This Version
Age Of Chance The Twilight World Of Sonic Disco (Single) Riot Bible UK 1986 Sell This Version
AGE X5 Age Of Chance Kisspower(12", W/Lbl, Promo) Fon Records AGE X5 UK 1986 Sell This Version
Age Of Chance Don't Get Mad...Get Even! (Single, Maxi) Virgin Europe 1987 Sell This Version
Age Of Chance Kiss (Single, Maxi) Fon Records Europe 1986 Sell This Version
Age Of Chance Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Noise! (Single) Virgin UK 1987 Sell This Version
Age Of Chance Take It! (Single) Virgin UK 1988 Sell This Version
Age Of Chance Time's Up (Single) Virgin Australia 1989 Sell This Version
Age Of Chance Higher Than Heaven (Single) Virgin UK 1990 Sell This Version
Age Of Chance Playing With Fire (Single) Virgin UK 1990 Sell This Version
Age Of Chance Slow Motion Riot Not On Label UK 1991 Sell This Version
AOC 002 Age Of Chance She Is Filled With Secrets(12", Promo) Not On Label AOC 002 UK 1991 Sell This Version

Videos

VVC 288 Age Of Chance Crush TV(VHS) Virgin Music Video VVC 288 UK 1987 Sell This Version