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After the post-punk band Swell Maps dissolved in the early '80s, lead singer Nikki Sudden began a diverse and maddening solo career, during which he performed with a number of different bands and side projects. Sudden released his first solo record, Waiting on Egypt, in 1982, followed closely by The Bible Belt in 1983; both records recalled Swell Maps. Mike Scott and Anthony Thistlewaite of The Waterboys both played on the album, Scott writing the track Road of Broken Dreams… read more

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  • some of it is very indie pop especially the first 2 albums.
  • @CrazyHorst: no traces of it anywhere. maybe you thought about Edwyn Collins w/ Paul Quinn cover released in 1984?
  • Miss you bro.
  • indie pop? HAHAHAHAHAHAHA what a shit
  • Great Nikki! rest in peace(
  • sadcore to the maximos ~RIP~
  • rest in peace, Nikki & THANK YOU.
  • I seem to recall Nikki did a cover of "Pale Blue Eyes" with Dave Kusworth, the best cover of this VU song ever. Anybody any idea where to find this cover?
  • you are unforgetful
  • it's been a while, over three years now

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