Bruce Smith

Real Name:
Bruce Neal Smith
Profile:
British drummer, remixer, producer, songwriter, and engineer. Father of Naima Karlsson.

He was the drummer for The Pop Group (1977-81), The Slits (1979-81), New Age Steppers (1980-81), African Head Charge (1982), Public Image Limited (1986-90 and 2009-present), amongst many others.

He married Neneh Cherry for three years and moved to Sweden, where he formed Rip Rig & Panic (1981-84) & Float Up CP (1984-86).

He has also done session work for various artists, including Björk. Bruce is still actively involved in and around the music scene composing and producing for various recording artists, films, documentaries, commercials etc. He currently lives with his family in Soho, New York, USA

For the Pleasure (4) percussionist please use Bruce Smith (2)
For the US engineer, appeared active since mid-80s please use Bruce Smith (4)
For the UK lyricist please use Bruce Smith (6)
For the Orion The Hunter member please use Bruce Smith (10)
For the visual artist please use Bruce Smith (11)
For the former Guided by Voices drummer, please use Bruce Smitty Smith
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Remix

ALCB 167-8, ALCB 167/168 Bruce Smith - Island Head E.P. album art Inspiral Carpets Commercial Rain (Snatch Mix) and 1 more… Inspiral Carpets - Island Head E.P. (EP, Comp) Cow, Cow, Mute, Mute ALCB 167-8, ALCB 167/168 Japan 1990 Sell This Version
ERAS 3 Bruce Smith - Sometimes / Weight Of The World album art Erasure Weight Of The World (Heavy 'B' Mix) Erasure - Sometimes / Weight Of The World Mute ERAS 3 UK 1990 Sell This Version
INT 126.936, L12 MUTE 111 Bruce Smith - Star album art Erasure Dreamlike State (The 24 Hour Technicolor Mix) Erasure - Star (Single, Maxi) Mute, Mute INT 126.936, L12 MUTE 111 Germany 1990 Sell This Version
INT 126.938, dung 10 r Bruce Smith - She Comes In The Fall / Sackville album art Inspiral Carpets Commercial Rain (Hog/Battered Mix) Inspiral Carpets - She Comes In The Fall / Sackville (Single, Maxi) Mute, Mute, Cow INT 126.938, dung 10 r Germany 1990 Sell This Version
PRCD 8232-2 Bruce Smith - Commercial Rain album art Inspiral Carpets Commercial Rain (Hog Battered Mix) and 1 more… Inspiral Carpets - Commercial Rain (Single, Maxi) Mute/Elektra PRCD 8232-2 US 1990 Sell This Version
ALCB-110 Bruce Smith - Policy Of Truth album art Depeche Mode Kaleid (Remix) Depeche Mode - Policy Of Truth (Maxi, Single) Mute ALCB-110 Japan 1990 Sell This Version
TC002, TC 002 Bruce Smith - The Remix Project 1 album art Erasure Weight Of The World (Heavy 'B' Mix) Erasure - The Remix Project 1 (Comp) Techno Classix DJ Service, Techno Classix DJ Service TC002, TC 002 UK 1992 Sell This Version
SMURFCD92-09 Bruce Smith - From The Mind Of Mister Vincent Clarke album art Yazoo & Erasure Weight Of The World (Heavy 'B' Mix) Yazoo & Erasure - From The Mind Of Mister Vincent Clarke(CD, Unofficial) Smurf SMURFCD92-09 US 1992 Sell This Version
960307 Bruce Smith - Dance Techno Remixes album art Depeche Mode Kalied (Remix) Depeche Mode - Dance Techno Remixes(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Sire (2), Reprise Records (2) 960307 Bulgaria 1996 Sell This Version
ebx3, ebx 3, 5016025682508 Bruce Smith - 3. Singles album art Erasure Dreamlike State (The 24 Hour Technicolor Mix) and 1 more… Erasure - 3. Singles (Comp, EP, Single) Mute, Mute ebx3, ebx 3, 5016025682508 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
R2 78893 Bruce Smith - Singles 25-30 album art Depeche Mode Kaleid (Remix) Depeche Mode - Singles 25-30 (Comp) Mute, Mute, Mute R2 78893 US 2004 Sell This Version
iDMBOX 1 Bruce Smith - The Complete Depeche Mode album art Depeche Mode Kaleid (Remix) Depeche Mode - The Complete Depeche Mode(12xFile, AAC, Album, RM + 10xFile, AAC, Album, RM ) Mute iDMBOX 1 UK 2006
ERAS1CD, 5099968462024 Bruce Smith - Erasure.Club album art Erasure Weight Of The World (Heavy 'B' Mix) Erasure - Erasure.Club (EP) Mute, Mute ERAS1CD, 5099968462024 Australia 2009 Sell This Version
12DMBOX07, R1 595884 Bruce Smith - Violator | The 12" Singles album art Depeche Mode Depeche Mode - Violator | The 12" Singles (Comp, Single) Mute, Columbia, Sony Music 12DMBOX07, R1 595884 US 2020 Sell This Version

Vocals

400 874, 400 874-352 Bruce Smith - Cut album art The Slits Love Und Romance The Slits - Cut (Album) Island Records, Island Records 400 874, 400 874-352 UK 1979 Sell This Version
- Bruce Smith - Draw Me Close album art Student Impact Worship Team: The High School Ministry Of Willow Creek Community Church Student Impact Worship Team: The High School Ministry Of Willow Creek Community Church - Draw Me Close(CD, Album, Comp) Willow Creek Music - US 1998 Sell This Version
- Bruce Smith - Raised Right, Gone Wrong album art Venus Throw Venus Throw - Raised Right, Gone Wrong(CD, Album) Bossy Lil' Thing Records - US 2010 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

RT 023 Bruce Smith - We Are All Prostitutes album art The Pop Group The Pop Group - We Are All Prostitutes(7", Single) Rough Trade RT 023 UK 1979 Sell This Version
RAD 20 Bruce Smith - Y album art The Pop Group The Pop Group - Y (Album, Single) Radar Records (5) RAD 20 New Zealand 1979 Sell This Version
ATTY 7 Bruce Smith - We Are Time album art The Pop Group The Pop Group - We Are Time (Comp, Album) Rough Trade, Y Records ATTY 7 Finland 1980 Sell This Version
ROUGH-US 3 Bruce Smith - Wanna Buy A Bridge? album art Various We Are All Prostitutes Various - Wanna Buy A Bridge?(LP, Comp, Bro) Rough Trade ROUGH-US 3 US 1980 Sell This Version
V 2213, V2213 Bruce Smith - God album art Rip Rig + Panic* Rip Rig + Panic* - God (Album) Virgin, Uh Huh Prods V 2213, V2213 UK 1981 Sell This Version
40-85269 Bruce Smith - Return Of The Giant Slits album art The Slits The Slits - Return Of The Giant Slits (Album, Single) CBS 40-85269 Europe 1981 Sell This Version
201912 Bruce Smith - Threat To Creation album art Creation Rebel / New Age Steppers Creation Rebel / New Age Steppers - Threat To Creation (Album) Cherry Red 201912 France 1981 Sell This Version
LINK 13 Bruce Smith - The New Age Steppers album art New Age Steppers New Age Steppers - The New Age Steppers (Album) On-U Sound LINK 13 Australia 1981 Sell This Version