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The Dream Academy were a 1980s British folk rock band, comprising singer/guitarist Nick Laird-Clowes, multi-instrumentalist (chiefly oboeist) Kate St John and keyboardist Gilbert Gabriel. They are most noted for their hit single, Life in a Northern Town.

All three members of the band remain active recording musicians, each with their own careers. They are said to have reunited on a forthcoming album, "Angels and Fools", by Gilbert's new band, The Excellent Staircase (formally The Believers); on the track "Please… read more

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  • Avatar for wallpaper42
    RIP Buckley
  • Avatar for ilyAK84
    ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬The Dream Academy ஜ۩۞۩ஜ power to believe (1987)▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬
  • Avatar for mrv1111
    Life In A Northern Town by The Dream Academy - A Beautiful Tomorrow Cover at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtKfGM6TeJM
  • Avatar for theGirlisIdle
    Breezy and dreamy pop.
  • Avatar for POKRISHKA
    Unexpected new song :) Sounds cool!
  • Avatar for chamberofhellos
    RELEASE: The Morning Lasted All Day… A Retrospective http://www.slicingupeyeballs.com/2014/07/28/simple-minds-dream-academy-tears-for-fears-abc-soft-cell-specials/
  • Avatar for userabc123
    Folk, 80s electronics, and 60s together interesting
  • Avatar for BreakfastPills
    Gives me goosebumps
  • Avatar for BreakfastPills
    I was wondering who did that song in the King of the Hill episode. Neat band.
  • Avatar for VwAvWvAwV
    yo here's a pretty decent band pic in png format as an alternative to the current main picture which, unfortunately, is low-res. http://www.last.fm/music/The+Dream+Academy/+images/85698021

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