FACTOID # 4: Just 1% of the houses in Nevada were built before 1939.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > The Escape Club

The Escape Club was an English rock band, based in London, and formed in 1983. The band was made of lead singer/rhythm guitarist Trevor Steel, guitarist John Holliday, bassist Johnnie Christo and drummer Milan Zekavica. For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... This article is about the type of musical group. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... Rhythm guitar is the role of the guitar in playing accompaniment in various musical styles. ... For the UK magazine, see Guitarist (magazine). ... Deon Rexroat of Anberlin. ... For the comic book character, see Drummer (comics). ...

The Escape club
Origin London, England
Genre(s) Alternative
Rock
Indie pop
Years active 19831992
Label(s) EMI
Atlantic Records
Members
Trevor Steel
John Holliday
Johnnie Christo
Milan Zekavica

In 1986, they signed with EMI and recorded the album, White Fields, issued in 1987. London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Alternative music redirects here. ... For other uses, see Rock music (disambiguation). ... Indie rock is a subgenre of rock music often used to refer to bands that are on small independent record labels or that arent on labels at all. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... In the music industry, a record label is a brand and a trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos. ... For other uses, see EMI (disambiguation). ... Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label, and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music Group. ... For other uses, see EMI (disambiguation). ... “Sound recorder” redirects here. ... An album or record album is a collection of related audio or music tracks distributed to the public. ... White Fields is the first album by The Escape Club, issued in August 1987. ...


Later in 1987, the group moved to Atlantic Records for their next album, Wild Wild West, issued in summer 1988. The first single, "Wild, Wild West", climbed to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the song's distinctive video received a lot of MTV airplay. Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label, and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music Group. ... A collection of various CD singles In music, a single is a short recording of one or more separate tracks. ... Wild, Wild West is a song by The Escape Club from their similarly named debut album, Wild Wild West. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... // A record chart, also known as a music chart, is a method of ranking music according to popularity during a given period of time. ... A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ... Airplay is a technical term used in the radio industry to state how frequently a song is being played on a radio station. ...


In 1989, they released two singles from Wild Wild West; "Shake For The Sheik", which climbed to No. 28, and "Walking Through Walls", which climbed to No. 81. Hitting their stride, The Escape Club had a cover single of The Doors' "20th Century Fox" on the The Wonder Years: Music From the Emmy Award-Winning Show & Its Era, which also received long airplay on MTV. The band's official website reports that the song was produced by Ray Manzarek. // In popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition (performance or recording) of a previously recorded song. ... This page is about the rock band. ... For other uses, see Song (disambiguation). ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Raymond Daniel Manzarek or Manczarek (b. ...


In 1990, the band returned to the studio to record their last album, Dollars & Sex, issued in March 1991. The first single, "Call It Poison," failed to crack the U.S. Top 40, which did not bode well for the quartet. Just when it seemed they would be considered a one-hit wonder, Atlantic Records next released the song, "I'll Be There." The group said the song was heavily influenced by the 1990 box office hit movie, Ghost. "I'll Be There" went on to peak at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100. The Escape Club disbanded in 1992. In music, a band is a company of musicians, or musical ensemble, usually popular or folk, playing parts of or improvising a musical arrangement on different musical instruments. ... ==Individual Studio== A recording studio is a facility for sound recording. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the main singles chart used by Billboard magazine. ...


Discography

The Escape Club albums
Year Title Label
1987 White Fields EMI
1988 Wild Wild West Atlantic Records
1991 Dollars & Sex Atlantic Records

White Fields is the first album by The Escape Club, issued in August 1987. ... For other uses, see EMI (disambiguation). ... Wild Wild West is an album by The Escape Club released in 1988. ... Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label, and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music Group. ... Atlantic Records (Atlantic Recording Corporation) is an American record label, and operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Music Group. ...

Singles

Year Title Chart positions Album
US Hot 100 US Modern Rock US Dance/Club UK AUS
1988 "Wild, Wild West" #1 (1 week) #3 #36 - #7 Wild Wild West
1988 "Shake For The Sheik" #28 - - - - Wild Wild West
1989 "Walking Through Walls" #81 - - - - Wild Wild West
1991 "Call It Poison" #44 - - - #82 Dollars & Sex
1991 "I'll Be There" #8 - - - #43 Dollars & Sex

“Hot 100” redirects here. ... The Modern Rock Tracks chart is a music chart that has appeared in Billboard magazine since the early 1980s. ... Billboard magazines Hot Dance Club Play chart (also known as Club Play Singles, and formerly known as Hot Dance Music/Club Play and Hot Dance/Disco) is a weekly national survey of the songs that are most popular in U.S. dance clubs. ... The Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) is a trade group representing the Australian recording industry. ... Wild, Wild West is a song by The Escape Club from their similarly named debut album, Wild Wild West. ...

External links

  • The Escape Club Official Website
  • The Escape Club page at MySpace.com

  Results from FactBites:
 
English (139 words)
We are situated in the very center of Prague with only a 1 minute walk from the main square (Vaclavske namesti).
Escape also offers you the opportunity to sit, relax and enjoy a reasonably priced meal in the very heart of Prague.
Escape is a gay male orientated club and opens its doors at 7 pm every night for dinner and closes around 5 am.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m