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There are three bands with the name The Call.

1. The Call were a San Francisco Bay Area-based rock band originally formed in Santa Cruz in 1980 by vocalist/guitarist Michael Been, Scott Musick, and Tom Ferrier. Despite support from such luminaries as Peter Gabriel, Robbie Robertson, and Jim Kerr, the band never achieved the success they deserved.

The eponymous premiere album was recorded in England, and Michael Been…

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  • Nice find.
  • I want to see their first three albums on CD.
  • These are some really excellent tunes.
  • What a band! :) I first discovered them in East Berlin, while shopping for records at a vintage market. Was there dropping records into my hand one after the other, when I heard 'The Walls Came Down'. He didn't have to play very much. I was bloody fucking hooked! This young kid in a torn shirt was playing Modern Romans. His dad owned the store. I immediately snatched the opportunity and told him I was buying that too. My boyfriend was gutted as I'd beat him to it! Immensely wicked post-punk record.
  • do not vote up the Black Metal band pic... the World doesn't need any more Black Metal bands. They can change thier name.. vote up the original Call pics :)
  • LAME !! I came here to omment on how few listens the call has... UNREAL !!! 77,649 ... and 200 are mine. Is that accurate? I find it hard to believe with all the shit that has 2 millions plays on this site. THEN I find out that Michael Been has died as well. DOUBLE LAME !!! RIP. All the Black Metal fans that are coming into this page, do yourself a favor and listen to the original CALL ! they are fantastic. -E
  • Still missing Michael Been. One of the most underrated songwriters of his generation...so much passion, vision, and truth in his songs. You are still missed!
  • I found out about these guys after clicking on the tag called "Black Metal".
  • RIP *******
  • RIP Michael Been. What a way to go...

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