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15 questions with… BLANCMANGE

Blancmange’s Neil Arthur spent the 80s making hits like Living On The Ceiling and Feel Me. He then disappeared to the soundtrack composition world, only to kickstart the band in 2011. Since then he’s been involved in countless projects with everyone from Vince Clark to… his own son!

1 Tell us about your musical history?

“My name is Neil Arthur. I am in Blancmange (ha ha). I’m also part of Fader and Near Future. Back to Blancmange. It came into existence in 1978, after I met Stephen Luscombe at an art school gig he was performing at with his band Miru. We chatted and found that we shared a few things in common – music tastes and a taste for beer.

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