The Impossible Dreamers

The Impossible Dreamers

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The Impossible Dreamers were a 1980s new-wave band that had a major club hit with their 12” single “Spin”, before signing for RCA Records where they were produced by Johnny Marr (The Smiths). The band members have gone on to work with Robert Plant, The Pretenders and The Lilac Time.

The Imps (as they were nicknamed) started off as several friends at Exeter University (c1980). By the time of their first RCA single, This House Built On Sand, the band were: Nick Waterhouse (gtr, vox)/Caroline Radcliffe (vox, oboe)/Justin Adams (gtr)/Fred Hood (drums). The band toured extensively (originally supporting bands like Kid Creole & The Coconuts and Bad Manners), and were courted by the NME (January 1983) and many other magazines.
The quartet stayed together until 1987/8, before going their separate ways.
In 2008 Radcliffe and Waterhouse released their first new music together since the last Impossible Dreamers release in 1987. Under the name “three corners” they released a new CD "stone age genes in the digital era", a limited edition on their own label (a merciful release). The follow-up CD, entitled "Express", was released in November 2010, for which the band name "three corners" became "3corners"
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The Impossible Dreamers Discography

Albums

MR-2 The Syndromes vs Merciful Release All-Stars Featuring The Impossible Dreamers The Syndromes vs Merciful Release All-Stars Featuring The Impossible Dreamers - Ready In The Rhythm Section(LP, Album) Merciful Release (3) MR-2 UK 1980 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

MR1 The Impossible Dreamers Books(7", EP) Merciful Release (3) MR1 UK 1980 Sell This Version
MR5 The Impossible Dreamers Life On Earth / Spin(12", Single) 100 Things To Do MR5 UK 1982 Sell This Version
The Impossible Dreamers This House Built On Sand (Single) Arcadia Records, Arcadia Records UK 1984 Sell This Version
The Impossible Dreamers August Avenue (Single) RCA UK 1985 Sell This Version
The Impossible Dreamers Say Goodbye To No One RCA UK 1985 Sell This Version
The Impossible Dreamers Running For Cover (Single) RCA UK 1986 Sell This Version
The Impossible Dreamers I Had Love In My Hands (Single) RCA Europe 1987 Sell This Version
Supraa 003 The Impossible Dreamers / Think Almost Twice The Impossible Dreamers / Think Almost Twice - Spin / Chikiba(12", Maxi) Supra Records Supraa 003 France 2008 Sell This Version

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