An under-appreciated British guitar band
founded in the early 70s by singer/guitarist Bill Nelson
. One of many progressive rock
bands of the era to be heavily influenced by science fiction
, Be Bop Deluxe can be compared to King Crimson
, early Genesis
. Their biggest hit was the single Ships In The Night
. Bop Deluxe went through many incarnations, and eventually broke up in 1978
split off to pursue a solo career.
Most of their albums are available for import from CDNOW. The Air Age Anthology is an excellent collection of their work.
Air Age Anthology album sleeve