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Legendary Pink Dots

Legendary Pink Dots
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The Legendary Pink Dots (LPD) are an Anglo-Dutch experimental rock band formed in London in August 1980. In 1984 the band transplanted itself to Amsterdam. The core members of the group are vocalist/songwriter/keyboardist Edward Ka-Spel and keyboardist Phil Knight (a.k.a. The Silverman). As of 2012, the group is composed of Edward Ka-Spel (vocals, keyboards, songwriter), Phil Knight (keyboards, electronics), Erik Drost (guitars) and Raymond Steeg (live sound engineer).
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Releases on file (12)
Legendary Pink Dots — 10<sup>9</sup> Volume 1 Legendary Pink Dots — 109 Volume 1
(Rustblade RBLLP004, 2014, LP)
Legendary Pink Dots — The Gethsemane Option Legendary Pink Dots — The Gethsemane Option
(Metropolis MET 872, 2013, CD)
Legendary Pink Dots — The French Collection Legendary Pink Dots — The French Collection
(Beta-lactam Ring mt242a, 2010, 2CD)
Legendary Pink Dots — Seconds Late for the Brighton Line Legendary Pink Dots — Seconds Late for the Brighton Line
(ROIR (Reachout International Records) RUSCD 8317, 2010, CD)
Legendary Pink Dots — Plutonium Blonde Legendary Pink Dots — Plutonium Blonde
(ROIR (Reachout International Records) RUSCD 8305, 2008, CD)
The Legendary Pink Dots — 25th Anniversary Single The Legendary Pink Dots — 25th Anniversary Single
(Some Fine Legacy SFL 004, 2006, 7 inch)
Legendary Pink Dots — Your Children Placate You from Premature Graves Legendary Pink Dots — Your Children Placate You from Premature Graves
(ROIR (Reachout International Records) RUSCD 8299, 2006, CD)
Legendary Pink Dots — A Dream Is a Dream Is a Dream Legendary Pink Dots — A Dream Is a Dream Is a Dream
(Beta-lactam Ring mt101, 2005, DVD)
Legendary Pink Dots — Ancient Daze Legendary Pink Dots — Ancient Daze
(Beta-lactam Ring mt120a, 1997/2006, CD)
Various Artists — Space Daze Various Artists — Space Daze
(Cleopatra CLEO 79162, 1994, CD)
Legendary Pink Dots — The Crushed Velvet Apocalypse Legendary Pink Dots — The Crushed Velvet Apocalypse
(Soleil Moon SOL 175 CD, 1990/2011, CD)
Legendary Pink Dots — Basilisk Legendary Pink Dots — Basilisk
(Beta-lactam Ring TEKA09/B-LRR, 1983/2002, CD)

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