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Cardiacs are an English band formed in 1977 and led by Tim Smith. Noted for their complex, varied and intense compositional style and for their eccentric, theatrical stage shows, they have been hailed as an influence by many newer groups and artists.

Their music combines the excitement and energy of punk with the intricacies and technical cleverness of early British progressive rock, a combination sometimes referred to as pronk, although frontman Tim Smith has disavowed this classification.

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  • *holds up spork*
  • v go buy the cds of the website
  • Hey guys, Any ideas where I can listen to Cardiacs other than Youtube ?? :(
  • Poor little soldier, now you've created your own monster.
  • The Seaside is getting a re-release with the original tracks! http://www.caughtinthecrossfire.com/music/a-visit-to-the-seaside-again-with-cardiacs/
  • I'm a fairly recent initiate into Cardiacs life, but it's safe to say that everything is different now. They captured the world! And rendered it through a dog. I'm pacing myself through the albums which is almost impossible. It is the most exciting sound ever.
  • Tera Melos' "Patagonian Rats" is a little soul brother of "Sing to God".
  • Bit of a plug here, but I've recently started a blog in which I'm doing a short review of every officially released Cardiacs song (in release order). https://cardiacsdiscog.wordpress.com/ Who is him? Who is him? Him is Jim!
  • Lovely article in the graun today: http://www.theguardian.com/music/musicblog/2015/jun/02/cult-heroes-tim-smith-led-the-cardiacs-in-the-face-of-hatred-and-much-love
  • This band <3

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