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Cuba Dares

From: Dublin/London

Active: 1982-

Style: Indie Pop

Lineup:

Bio:

Ronan Stokes' band formed early 1982. Initially a duo of Stokes & Clancy plus a drum machine, this expanded to include Dennis Rusk (guitar), Tony Kennedy (bass) and real live drummer Barry O'Rielly. This lineup split when Ronan and Blathain moved the band to London circa 1984, where Rory Stokes, Paul Mooney and John McGrath all joined as The Sussed had split. Cuba Dares released one fine indie pop EP in 1986 (by which time Paul Mooney had moved on) which won single of the week in NME (among others) and is difficult to locate these days. The lineup that recorded the EP is listed above. They split sometime after.

There are reputedly many unreleased recordings.



Discography

• One - Nine - Eight - Six EP
12" - Mastervolume - MV12S1 - UK - 1986


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See Also: The Sussed



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