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Tag: Fiat Lux

A Short Conversation with FIAT LUX

Having relaunched FIAT LUX in early 2017 with a re-recording of one of their best known songs ‘Secrets’, singer Steve Wright and multi-instrumentalist David P Crickmore are to release their first new material in over three decades with an excellent single ‘It’s You’. Together with their late saxophonist and keyboard player Ian Nelson, the trio’s emotive mix of dual vocals, synths and woodwinds gained airplay on Radio 1. FIAT LUX kindly took time out to talk to The Electricity Club. Continue Reading ›

TEC’s 2017 End Of Year Review

The world found itself in a rather antagonistic and divisive state this year, as if none of the lessons from the 20th Century’s noted conflicts and stand-offs had been learnt. After a slow start to 2017, there was a bumper crop of new music from a number of established artists. Overall, it was artists of a more mature disposition who held their heads high and delivered, as some newer acts went out of their way to test the patience of audiences by drowning them in sleep while coming over like TRAVIS on VSTs. Continue Reading ›

FIAT LUX Interview

FIAT LUX celebrate the 35th anniversary of their formation with the release of ‘Secrets 2017’, a new recording of the single which came out in early 1984. Dedicated to the memory of band member Ian Nelson who sadly passed away in 2006, ‘Secrets 2017’ is the first FIAT LUX release to become officially available to buy on digital platforms. Steve Wright and David P Crickmore kindly chatted to TEC… Continue Reading ›

Missing In Action: FIAT LUX

Named after the Latin phrase meaning “let there be light”, FIAT LUX were one of the most promising of the new synthesizer based acts that emerged following the success of DEPECHE MODE and SOFT CELL in 1981. Founded in 1982 by drama graduates Steve Wright and David Crickmore, the pair had met at college in Wakefield. Wright joined the Yorkshire Actors theatre company where he met noted musician Bill Nelson. Suitably impressed by a demo Wright had given to him, Nelson produced two tracks ‘Feels Like Winter Again’ and ‘This Illness’ for release on his Cocteau Records label in November 1982. Continue Reading ›