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 Island Head E.P. — Bruce Smith Inspiral Carpets Commercial Rain (Hog Battered 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
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ERAS 3 Sometimes / Weight Of The World — Bruce Smith Erasure Weight Of The World (Heavy 'B' Mix) Erasure - Sometimes / Weight Of The World Mute ERAS 3 UK 1990 Sell This Version
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INT 126.936, L12 MUTE 111 Star — Bruce Smith 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
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INT 126.938, dung 10 r She Comes In The Fall / Sackville — Bruce Smith 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
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PRCD 8232-2 Commercial Rain — Bruce Smith 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
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ALCB-110 Policy Of Truth — Bruce Smith Depeche Mode Kaleid (Remix) Depeche Mode - Policy Of Truth (Maxi, Single) Mute ALCB-110 Japan 1990 Sell This Version
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TC002, TC 002 The Remix Project 1 — Bruce Smith 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
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SMURFCD92-09 From The Mind Of Mister Vincent Clarke — Bruce Smith 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
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960307 Dance Techno Remixes — Bruce Smith Depeche Mode Kalied (Remix) Depeche Mode - Dance Techno Remixes(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Sire (2), Reprise Records (2) 960307 Europe 1996 Sell This Version
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ebx3, ebx 3, 5016025682508 3. Singles — Bruce Smith Erasure Dreamlike State (The 12 Hour Technicolor Mix) and 1 more… Erasure - 3. Singles (Comp, EP, Single) Mute, Mute ebx3, ebx 3, 5016025682508 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
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R2 78893 Singles 25-30 — Bruce Smith Depeche Mode Kaleid (Remix) Depeche Mode - Singles 25-30 (Comp, Single) Mute, Mute, Mute R2 78893 US 2004 Sell This Version
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iDMBOX 1 The Complete Depeche Mode — Bruce Smith Depeche Mode Kaleid (Remix) Depeche Mode - The Complete Depeche Mode(12xFile, AAC, Album, RM + 10xFile, AAC, Album, RM ) Mute iDMBOX 1 UK 2006
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ERAS1CD, 5099968462024 Erasure.Club — Bruce Smith Erasure Weight Of The World (Heavy 'B' Mix) Erasure - Erasure.Club (EP) Mute, Mute ERAS1CD, 5099968462024 Australia 2009 Sell This Version
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12DMBOX07, 603497851485, R1 595884 Violator | The 12 Depeche Mode Depeche Mode - Violator | The 12" Singles (Comp, Single) Mute, Columbia, Sony Music 12DMBOX07, 603497851485, R1 595884 US 2020 Sell This Version
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Vocals

400 874, 400 874-352 Cut — Bruce Smith The Slits Love Und Romance The Slits - Cut (Album) Island Records, Island Records 400 874, 400 874-352 UK 1979 Sell This Version
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none Draw Me Close — Bruce Smith 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 none US 1998 Sell This Version
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- Raised Right, Gone Wrong — Bruce Smith Venus Throw Venus Throw - Raised Right, Gone Wrong(CD, Album) Bossy Lil' Thing Records - US 2010 Sell This Version
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Instruments & Performance

RT 023 We Are All Prostitutes — Bruce Smith The Pop Group The Pop Group - We Are All Prostitutes(7", Single) Rough Trade RT 023 UK 1979 Sell This Version
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RAD 20 Y — Bruce Smith The Pop Group The Pop Group - Y (Album, Single) Radar Records (5) RAD 20 New Zealand 1979 Sell This Version
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ATTY 7 We Are Time — Bruce Smith The Pop Group The Pop Group - We Are Time (Album, Comp) Rough Trade, Y Records ATTY 7 Finland 1980 Sell This Version
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ROUGH-US 3 Wanna Buy A Bridge? — Bruce Smith Various We Are All Prostitutes Various - Wanna Buy A Bridge?(LP, Comp, Bro) Rough Trade ROUGH-US 3 US 1980 Sell This Version
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V 2213, V2213 God — Bruce Smith Rip Rig + Panic* Rip Rig + Panic* - God (Album) Virgin, Uh Huh Prods V 2213, V2213 UK 1981 Sell This Version
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40-85269 Return Of The Giant Slits — Bruce Smith The Slits The Slits - Return Of The Giant Slits (Album, Single) CBS 40-85269 Europe 1981 Sell This Version
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ALR-28027 死ぬのは嫌だ、恐い。戦争反対! — Bruce Smith Snakeman Show The Ultimate In Fun Snakeman Show - 死ぬのは嫌だ、恐い。戦争反対!(LP, Album) Alfa ALR-28027 Japan 1981 Sell This Version
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LINK 13 The New Age Steppers — Bruce Smith New Age Steppers New Age Steppers - The New Age Steppers (Album) Statik Records LINK 13 Australia 1981 Sell This Version