When was Erasure formed?

When was Erasure formed?

Erasure/Active from
Erasure, which Bell formed with Vince Clarke in 1985, are due to start an international tour in the spring and are releasing an album in January.

Who originally sang stay with me?

Lorraine Ellison
It was first recorded in 1966 by Lorraine Ellison, and produced by Ragovoy. Ellison recorded “Stay with Me” at a last-minute booking, following a studio cancellation by Frank Sinatra….Stay with Me (Lorraine Ellison song)

“Stay with Me”
Songwriter(s) Jerry Ragovoy George David Weiss
Producer(s) Jerry Ragovoy

Who writes Erasure songs?

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by
Siren Song Vince Clarke, Andy Bell [GB1] Erasure
Situation Alison Moyet, Vince Clarke Yazoo
Sometimes Vince Clarke, Andy Bell [GB1] Erasure
State Farm Alison Moyet, Vince Clarke Yazoo

Did Yaz become Erasure?

After Yaz released two albums, Moyet left to pursue a solo career. Clarke participated in a short-lived alliance with vocalist Feargal Sharkey and producer Eric Radcliffe called the Assembly in 1984. Following a single with vocalist Paul Quinn, he decided to form Erasure.

How did Erasure get its name?

The group’s name is said to have originated when they discovered the word “erasure” written on a demo tape of “Who Needs Love Like That” by a Mute Records technician.

Who are Erasure backing singers?

The band Erasure poses with their three backup singers offstage (left to right: Valerie Chalmers, Vince Clarke, Andy Bell, Rachel Collins, Christa Jackson).

Who sings stay with Rihanna?


How was Erasure formed?

In 1985, while selling women’s shoes and performing in a band called the Void, he responded to a newspaper advertisement for a singer. Vince Clarke had been Bell’s “hero”; Bell was successful in his audition and together they formed the group Erasure. The pair have sold over 25 million albums worldwide.

Is Erasure still alive?

Beyond this mainstream commercial success, Erasure are also popular within the LGBT community for whom the openly gay singer Andy Bell has become an icon in the UK….

Years active 1985–present
Labels Mute Sire Reprise Elektra Maverick
Members Andy Bell Vince Clarke

What members Erasure are from?

Andy Bell
Vince Clarke

Is Feargal Sharkey married?

Elizabeth Sharkey
Feargal Sharkey/Spouse

Is erasure still alive?

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