The Long Blondes

Profile:
Indie Rock band from Sheffield, formed in 2004.

Split on the 20th October 2008 after main songwriter Dorian Cox suffered a stroke at the age of 27.

Singer Kate Jackson now performs as a solo artist (alongside Bernard Butler), Reenie Hollis formed the band Nature Set and Dorian Cox recovered from his stroke and set up a new band called Former Lover.
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Albums

RTRADCD 364 The Long Blondes - Someone To Drive You Home album art The Long Blondes Someone To Drive You Home (Album) Rough Trade RTRADCD 364 Australia 2006 Sell This Version
RTRADCD 464 The Long Blondes - Couples album art The Long Blondes Couples (Album) Rough Trade RTRADCD 464 Australia 2008 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Filthy 004, FILTHY 004 The Long Blondes - EP Four album art The Long Blondes / The Boyfriends (2) The Long Blondes / The Boyfriends (2) - EP Four (EP) Filthy Little Angels, Filthy Little Angels Filthy 004, FILTHY 004 UK 2004 Sell This Version
SPC005 The Long Blondes - New Idols album art The Long Blondes New Idols (Single) Thee Sheffield Phonographic Corporation SPC005 UK 2004 Sell This Version
ARC 007 The Long Blondes - Giddy Stratospheres album art The Long Blondes Giddy Stratospheres (Single) Angular Recording Corporation ARC 007 UK 2004 Sell This Version
ARC009CD The Long Blondes - Appropriation (By Any Other Name) album art The Long Blondes Appropriation (By Any Other Name) (Single) Angular Recording Corporation ARC009CD UK 2005 Sell This Version
679GE03CDX The Long Blondes - Separated By Motorways album art The Long Blondes Separated By Motorways (Single) Good And Evil Records, Good And Evil Records 679GE03CDX UK 2005 Sell This Version
RTRADSX 351 The Long Blondes - Weekend Without Makeup album art The Long Blondes Weekend Without Makeup (Single) Rough Trade RTRADSX 351 UK 2006 Sell This Version
none The Long Blondes - Once And Never Again album art The Long Blondes Once And Never Again (Single, Maxi) Rough Trade none UK 2006 Sell This Version
RTRADST 409 The Long Blondes - Five Ways To End It / Fulwood Babylon album art The Long Blondes Five Ways To End It / Fulwood Babylon Rough Trade RTRADST 409 UK 2007 Sell This Version
RTRADSCDP387 The Long Blondes - Giddy Stratospheres album art The Long Blondes Giddy Stratospheres (Single) Rough Trade RTRADSCDP387 UK 2006 Sell This Version
none The Long Blondes - Century album art The Long Blondes Century (Single) Rough Trade none UK 2008 Sell This Version
none The Long Blondes - Guilt album art The Long Blondes Guilt (Single, EP) Rough Trade none UK 2008 Sell This Version

Compilations

ARC038 The Long Blondes - Singles album art The Long Blondes Singles (Comp) Angular Recording Corporation ARC038 UK 2008 Sell This Version

Videos

none The Long Blondes - Separated By Motorways album art The Long Blondes Separated By Motorways(Betacam SP, PAL) 679 Recordings none UK 2005 Sell This Version
#773 The Long Blondes - Cake Shop - NYC - Jun 22 2005 album art The Long Blondes Cake Shop - NYC - Jun 22 2005(CDr, VCD) Punkcast #773 US 2005 Sell This Version
none The Long Blondes - Giddy Stratospheres album art The Long Blondes Giddy Stratospheres(Betacam SP, PAL) Rough Trade none UK 2006 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none The Long Blondes - Christmas Is Cancelled album art The Long Blondes Christmas Is Cancelled(CDr) Not On Label (The Long Blondes Self-released) none UK 2005 Sell This Version
none The Long Blondes - Demos July '05 album art The Long Blondes Demos July '05(CDr) Not On Label none UK 2005 Sell This Version
none The Long Blondes - Someone To Drive You Home (Album Sampler) album art The Long Blondes Someone To Drive You Home (Album Sampler)(CDr, Promo, Smplr) Rough Trade none UK 2006 Sell This Version
none The Long Blondes - Sampler album art The Long Blondes Sampler(CDr, Promo, Smplr) Not On Label none UK Unknown Sell This Version
none The Long Blondes - Album Tracks album art The Long Blondes Album Tracks(CDr, Promo) Rough Trade none UK Unknown Sell This Version
none The Long Blondes - And I Find It Very Rude That You Didn't Think I'd Care... The Long Blondes: Singles album art The Long Blondes And I Find It Very Rude That You Didn't Think I'd Care... The Long Blondes: Singles(CDr) Not On Label none UK Unknown Sell This Version

Reviews

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Jarren

Jarren

January 1, 2007
edited over 14 years ago
The best new band in England right now. Their combination of new wave / punk musicality alongside lyrical genius makes them a band to watch. Maybe not mainstream enough to be the new Blondie (no pun intended) but who wants number 1's anyway?

Essential listening.

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