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From the Mouth of a Lion: An Interview with Peter Murphy - houdounisbi.com
Singer Peter Murphy was rushed to a New York hospital Tuesday evening after suffering shortness of breath that was later revealed to be a heart attack, according to his rep. The concerts scheduled for Aug. ET on August 30, He had two stents placed in his right coronary artery and was started on medications to manage his heart condition. He is still in the hospital for continued monitoring of his condition.
From the Mouth of a Lion: An Interview with Peter Murphy
Having emerged from the tail end of punk rock's ethers in as lead vocalist with iconic four-piece Bauhaus, Peter Murphy has forged a reputation as one of the most unique, and challenging songwriters of his and every subsequent generation since. Born in Northampton during the summer of , his initial dalliances with Bauhaus saw him labelled "the Godfather of goth", somewhat unfairly considering the lifespan of the band didn't stretch beyond five years, bar 's short-lived reunion. Since then, he's worked with the late Mick Karn as one half of Dali's Car, while in the meantime carving out a solo career commencing in with Should The World Fail To Fall Apart , a record just as notable for its guest contributions from the likes of John McGeoch and Howard Hughes alongside Murphy's distinctive musings. Peter Murphy: I'm getting ready for an American tour at the moment.
What really shaped your style? Peter Murphy : I was the youngest in the family, and we ran the gamut from Doris Day to Second World War songs, through to Irish folk songs, and then from rockabilly to the Rolling Stones. The Beatles exploded when I was six or something, and that made England very happy.