The Adverts

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UK punk band

Annotation last modified on 2007-03-14 23:02 UTC.


The Adverts were an English punk band who formed in 1976 and broke up in late 1979. They were one of the first punk bands to enjoy chart success in the UK; their 1977 single "Gary Gilmore's Eyes" reached No. 18 in the UK Singles Chart. The Virgin Encyclopedia of 70s Music described bassist Gaye Advert as the "first female punk star".

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1978 Crossing the Red Sea With The Adverts The Adverts 4 6
1979 Cast of Thousands The Adverts 4

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1997 The Punk Singles Collection The Adverts 1
1997 The Wonders Don’t Care: The Complete Radio Recordings The Adverts 1
1998 The Best of the Adverts The Adverts 1
2003 Anthology The Adverts 5 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1990 Live at the Roxy Club The Adverts 2
1992 Live and Loud!! The Adverts 1
1994 Live and Loud The Adverts / The Ruts 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1977 One Chord Wonders The Adverts 5 1
1977 Gary Gilmore’s Eyes The Adverts 5 2
1977 Safety in Numbers The Adverts 5 1
1978 No Time to Be 21 The Adverts 5 1
1978 Television’s Over The Adverts 4 1
1979 My Place The Adverts 4 1
1979 Cast of Thousands The Adverts 3 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1987 The Peel Sessions The Adverts 5 1

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