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Danielle Dax

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Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK (1981 – present)

Danielle Dax (born as Danielle Gardner in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, UK on 23 September 1958) is an experimental English musician and producer from the late 1970s to the early 1990s. After a short modelling career (she won the “Miss Evening Echo” competition in 1976) she performed briefly with the avantgarde punk band The Lemon Kittens and during this time she also contributed vocals to the League of Gentlemen’s 1981 eponymous album on the song “Minor Man”.

After leaving The Lemon Kittens she embarked on a solo career, recording and producing the albums Pop-Eyes (1982), Jesus Egg That Wept (1984) and Inky Bloaters (1987) on her own label, Awesome Records.
In 1988 she signed with Sire Records, which released Dark Adapted Eye which contained material from her first three albums as well as b-sides from the singles Big Hollow Man, Where The Flies Are and Yummer Yummer Man.

In 1990 she released her lone major-label studio album, Blast the Human Flower. Her last two album releases were in 1995 and consisted of a career retrospective double-album entitled Comatose-Non-Reaction and the Timber Tongue EP. Dax’s career in the music business then went on indefinite hiatus, and was often referred to as a retirement.

From 1996 on, she has worked in interior design, and has appeared several times on the BBC interior design show Homefront.

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  • vatanz

    te amo hasta quedar afuera, en la locura.

    3 Nov 4:38am Reply
  • CyberMusicLover

    Happy Birthday, Goth Diva! Today is Danielle Dax's Birthday!

    23 Sep 5:27pm Reply
  • HaHaHaYoureDead

    ранние альбомы - потрясающий авант-поп, все, что вышло примерно после 1987 года слушать не надо, ибо в большинстве своем - это худшая перезапись шикарных ранних песен

    28 Feb 5:30am Reply
  • SimoneTesla

    крутая она

    23 Feb 2:32pm Reply
  • AimsterSkitz0rz

    loooove

    9 Feb 2:48am Reply
  • DrSocrates

    too cool for last.fm

    29 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Neon_Spadezzz

    Yeah, I love her! I especially like the album "Blast The Human Flower." She was one of my more interesting discoveries throughout the last couple of years.

    29 Apr 2013 Reply
  • Iamjustapeasant

    She is cool)

    11 Mar 2013 Reply
  • Dr_Decay

    Danielle, Danielle, Danielle

    25 Feb 2013 Reply
  • alexandramkjw

    Such a fantastic voice, so ridiculously underrated. Thank you for such great music!

    12 Feb 2013 Reply
  • phatpaid

    Heard her for the first time just now. I think i'm going to enjoy her works.

    26 Jan 2013 Reply
  • Sombrehombre

    I've been a fan for decades, and think others here might like the Brooklyn band Zambri. There's no evidence of a direct influence, but vocally and sonically their debut album sounds like a mix of early and later/pop Danielle Dax to my ears.

    2 Nov 2012 Reply
  • Mozzerella10

    her image doesn't match her music, i was expecting to hear something dark and atmospheric

    28 Sep 2012 Reply
  • Zar-Unity

    yep..I'm obsessed now lol

    29 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Zar-Unity

    I just discovered her and I already got a great feeling that I'm going to be in love with her music very soon.

    26 Aug 2012 Reply
  • Neon_Spadezzz

    This chick needs more shouts.

    28 Jun 2012 Reply
  • Neon_Spadezzz

    So far she sounds awesome. Many good musicians are underground.

    20 May 2012 Reply
  • XSTM

    Danielle Dax - The Passing Of The Third Floor Back - from “Big Hollow Man ” [1987, Awesome Records] - Modyfier Process 305 - http://soundcloud.com/modyfier/justinas-mikulskis-s13-process

    9 May 2012 Reply
  • punksuja

    i love dax~! S2

    28 Oct 2011 Reply
  • Ameilio

    There's something about her, I don't know why that reminds me of the character Washu Hakubi from Tenchi Muyo!

    16 Aug 2011 Reply
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