Eugene Kelly formed The Vaselines in 1986 with Frances McKee and was a member until 1990 when the band split up. Kurt Cobain of Nirvana was a fan of the band and two covers of songs by The Vaselines were included on their Incesticide album.
In 1990 Kelly formed another band called Captain America but was forced to change the name after an objection from the company Marvel Comics, the band then became known as Eugenius. He has had a number of collaborations with Evan Dando of The Lemonheads and in 2003 Eugene released a solo album, Man Alive.
In 2006, he toured with Isobel Campbell, replacing Mark Lanegan when performing songs from Ballad of the Broken Seas, and supporting Mogwai, as well, as in Madrid on October 1, 2006.
Edited by one_more_robot on 3 Aug 2007, 12:52
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