Formed in 1983
by Douglas McCarthy, Bon Harris and David Gooday, Nitzer Ebb hit the dance
scene in the UK
. Sinon Granger, the fourth member, provided the concepts
for the design
of the band. In 1984
, they were introduced to PWL producer
Phil Harding. They formed their own label, Power of Voice Communication, and in 1985
released their debut single
, Isn't it Funny How Your Body Works?
In November, 1986, they had signed to Mute and released another single, Murderous. Next single was Let Your Body Learn which started making waves in the New York club scene and was followed by Join In the Chant in 1987. Their debut album, That Total Age summed up their career up to that point in May, 1987.
Harding and Gooday left the group before the release of their second album, Belief in January, 1989. With veteran producer Flood, they then released Showtime in 1990 and Ebbhead in 1991, and then Big Hit in 1995.