Curiosity Killed The Cat

Profile:
British pop band formed in 1984 by Ben Volpeliere-Pierrot (vocals), Julian Godfrey Brookhouse (guitar), Nicholas Bernard Thorp (bass), Michael Drummond (drums), and Toby Anderson (keyboards). Toby Anderson, whilst not a signed member of the band, was a 5th songwriter for the entire first No 1 album 'Keep Your Distance'.
They recorded a track entitled "Curiosity Killed the Cat" which caught the interest of businessman Peter Rosengard, who eventually renamed the band after their song and became their manager.
In 1985, Curiosity Killed the Cat was signed to Phonogram, and the group began making their first LP. However, producers Sly Dunbar and Robbie Shakespeare were taken off the project, replaced by Stewart Levine; as a result, the album was delayed for nearly a year.
"Misfit" was first released in July 1986, but it was not successful that year.
In early 1987, "Down to Earth" became a Top Ten hit in the U.K.
In 1989 the group shortened their name to Curiosity.
Thorp left the band around 1991 due to family commitments.
The remaining three members went on to sign with BMG records and produced a number of singles and 1 album 'Back To Front'. BMG Album released only in Europe and japan.
1992's "Hang On in There Baby" peaked at number three on the British charts, and the band disappeared from the music scene until singer Volpeliere joined the 80s nostalgia ''Here and Now'' tour in 2001.
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Albums

Curiosity Killed The Cat - Keep Your Distance album art Curiosity Killed The Cat Keep Your Distance (Album) Mercury, Mercury Spain 1987 Sell This Version
Curiosity Killed The Cat - Getahead album art Curiosity Killed The Cat = キュリオシティ・キルド・ザ・キャット* Curiosity Killed The Cat = キュリオシティ・キルド・ザ・キャット* - Getahead (Album) Mercury Japan 1989 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Curiosity Killed The Cat - Misfit album art Curiosity Killed The Cat Misfit (Single, Maxi, EP) Mercury UK 1986 Sell This Version
Curiosity Killed The Cat - Down To Earth album art Curiosity Killed The Cat Down To Earth (Single, Maxi, EP) Mercury, Mercury UK 1986 Sell This Version
Curiosity Killed The Cat - Ordinary Day album art Curiosity Killed The Cat Ordinary Day (Single, Maxi, EP) Mercury UK 1987 Sell This Version
Curiosity Killed The Cat - Free album art Curiosity Killed The Cat Free (Single) Mercury, Mercury UK 1987 Sell This Version
AS 5000 747 Curiosity Killed The Cat - Why Can't I Be You? / Ordinary Day album art The Cure / Curiosity Killed The Cat The Cure / Curiosity Killed The Cat - Why Can't I Be You? / Ordinary Day(7", Jukebox, Promo) Polygram AS 5000 747 Italy 1987 Sell This Version
2801 207 Curiosity Killed The Cat - Misfit / Breakout album art Curiosity Killed The Cat / Swing Out Sister Curiosity Killed The Cat / Swing Out Sister - Misfit / Breakout(12", Promo) Mercury 2801 207 Brazil 1987 Sell This Version
AS 5000 745 Curiosity Killed The Cat - Misfit / Un Bacio Alla Mia Età album art Curiosity Killed The Cat / Enrico Cifiello Curiosity Killed The Cat / Enrico Cifiello - Misfit / Un Bacio Alla Mia Età(7", Promo) PolyGram AS 5000 745 Italy 1987 Sell This Version
none Curiosity Killed The Cat - Ordinary Day album art Curiosity Killed The Cat / X Mal Deutschland Curiosity Killed The Cat / X Mal Deutschland - Ordinary Day(Acetate, 12") Not On Label none UK 1987 Sell This Version
Curiosity Killed The Cat - First Place album art Curiosity* First Place (Single, EP) Mercury, Phonogram UK 1989 Sell This Version
Curiosity Killed The Cat - Name & No. album art Curiosity Killed The Cat Name & No. (Single, Maxi) Mercury, Mercury, Mercury, Mercury Greece 1989 Sell This Version
AS 5000 839 Curiosity Killed The Cat - You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) / Cascade album art Jimmy Somerville / Curiosity Killed The Cat Jimmy Somerville / Curiosity Killed The Cat - You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) / Cascade(7", Promo) PolyGram AS 5000 839 Italy 1989 Sell This Version
5000 832 Curiosity Killed The Cat - Ball And Chain / Name And Number album art Curiosity Killed The Cat Ball And Chain / Name And Number(7", Promo) Mercury 5000 832 Italy 1989 Sell This Version
5001 677 Curiosity Killed The Cat - Lambada / Name And Number album art Carioca (2) / Curiosity Killed The Cat Carioca (2) / Curiosity Killed The Cat - Lambada / Name And Number(12", Promo) PolyGram 5001 677 Italy 1989 Sell This Version
AS 5000 830 Curiosity Killed The Cat - Name And Number / Sweet Surrender album art Curiosity Killed The Cat / Wet Wet Wet Curiosity Killed The Cat / Wet Wet Wet - Name And Number / Sweet Surrender(7", Promo) Polygram AS 5000 830 Italy 1989 Sell This Version
PROMO 64 Curiosity Killed The Cat - Deliverance / First Place album art The Mission / Curiosity Killed The Cat The Mission / Curiosity Killed The Cat - Deliverance / First Place(7", Single, Promo) Mercury PROMO 64 South Africa 1990 Sell This Version
888 468-1, 888484-1 Curiosity Killed The Cat - Twilight World (Superb Superb Mix) / Ordinary Day (Extraordinary Mix) album art Swing Out Sister / Curiosity Killed The Cat Swing Out Sister / Curiosity Killed The Cat - Twilight World (Superb Superb Mix) / Ordinary Day (Extraordinary Mix)(12", Promo) Mercury, Mercury 888 468-1, 888484-1 Spain Unknown Sell This Version
876 422-7 Curiosity Killed The Cat - First Place / Ball And Chain album art Curiosity Killed The Cat First Place / Ball And Chain(7", Single) Mercury 876 422-7 Australia Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

Curiosity Killed The Cat - Their Very Best album art Curiosity Killed The Cat Their Very Best (Comp) Pickwick Music UK 1990 Sell This Version
Curiosity Killed The Cat - The Very Best Of album art Curiosity Killed The Cat The Very Best Of (Comp) Spectrum Music (2) Germany 1996 Sell This Version
SPEC2167 Curiosity Killed The Cat - Down To Earth: The Collection album art Curiosity Killed The Cat Down To Earth: The Collection(CD, Comp) Spectrum Music (2) SPEC2167 UK 2015 Sell This Version
CAROLR097CD Curiosity Killed The Cat - Misfits: The Mercury Years 1986-1990. album art Curiosity Killed The Cat Misfits: The Mercury Years 1986-1990.(4xCD, Comp) Caroline Records CAROLR097CD UK & Europe 2018 Sell This Version

Videos

Philips CDV 01 Curiosity Killed The Cat - Philips CD Video Launch TV Commercial album art Various, Curiosity Killed The Cat Various, Curiosity Killed The Cat - Philips CD Video Launch TV Commercial(CDV, Maxi, Promo, PAL) Philips, Mercury Philips CDV 01 UK 1987 Sell This Version
Curiosity Killed The Cat - Misfit album art Curiosity Killed The Cat Misfit (Maxi, Single) Mercury, Phonogram Japan 1988 Sell This Version