Brilliant

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Brit-funk pop group, active in the British 80s nu pop scene. Formed when Killing Joke's Youth left his group and along with Ben Watkins (later, Juno Reactor) and Jimmy Cauty (later one half of The KLF) they started the group, releasing singles from 1982 to 1984. The first line up was completed with Marcus Myers and Guy Pratt, later in Icehouse.

In their first four years of existence, they hosted a roster of over 30 musicians! The final line-up found them as a trio with June Montana on vocals, later a one-hit wonder dance diva with witch they released their sole album with a Stock, Aitken & Waterman production. Among their hits were James Brown's "It's A Man's World" and the 1963 hit for Skeeter Davis, "The End Of The World".
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Albums

240 974-4 Brilliant - Kiss The Lips Of Life album art Brilliant Kiss The Lips Of Life (Album) WEA, WEA 240 974-4 Spain 1986 Sell This Version
RCLP027 Brilliant - Escape From New York album art Brilliant Escape From New York(LP, Album) Record Collector Magazine RCLP027 UK 2019 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

LIME 7-001 Brilliant - That's What Good Friends Are For... album art Brilliant That's What Good Friends Are For...(7", Single) Limelight Music LIME 7-001 UK 1982 Sell This Version
RT T 105, RTT 105 Brilliant - Colours album art Brilliant Colours (Single) Risk Records (2), Rough Trade RT T 105, RTT 105 UK 1983 Sell This Version
FOOD 3, 249 250-7 Brilliant - Wait For It album art Brilliant Wait For It Food, Food FOOD 3, 249 250-7 UK 1984 Sell This Version
Food 001 Brilliant - Soul Murder album art Brilliant Soul Murder (Single) Food Food 001 UK 1984 Sell This Version
FOOD 5 TE, 248 961-0 Brilliant - It's A Man's Man's Man's World album art Brilliant It's A Man's Man's Man's World (Single) WEA, Food, Food FOOD 5 TE, 248 961-0 UK 1985 Sell This Version
248 551-7 Brilliant - The End Of The World album art Brilliant The End Of The World (Single) Food, Food 248 551-7 Germany 1986 Sell This Version
7.248798 Brilliant - Love Is War album art Brilliant Love Is War (Single) Food, Food 7.248798 Australia 1986 Sell This Version
248 684-0 Brilliant - Somebody album art Brilliant Somebody (Single) Food, Food, Food 248 684-0 Europe 1986 Sell This Version