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...By the end of the 80s the band has come a creative crisis. Also, Hoffs as the obvious leader is increasingly detached from the rest. The case ended the fact that in October 1989 she announced her retirement and early solo career, thereby putting an end to the future, "Bangles" as a whole.This American girly team was formed in Los Angeles in January 1981. Susanna Hoffs (guitar, vocals) Vicki Peterson (guitar, vocals) and her sister Debbi Peterson (drums, vocals) have started to play together godom earlier in lubitel? Skoj gruppe "The colors".With the arrival of bass player Annett Zilinskas girl `ve taken ourselves Name" Supersonic bangs ". U a They Socrates ego to "The bangs" and debutirovav in one of the nightclubs, quickly found himself in a new psychedelic scene of the city. The style in which they played later called "Paisley - underground". In December 1981 ,"The bangs" organized his own label "DownKiddie" and released the single "Getting Out Of Hand", which helped to discover that they have a namesake in New Jersey. As a result, the sign changed to "Bangles" in January next year.
In June 1982, a local company "Faulty Products" was released EP of five songs.Although the label in the same year went bankrupt, record impressed "IRS" owner of Miles Copeland, who released the record on the national market, and taking "Bangles" under his wing, He sent on a tour across the United States in the company of "The English beat".
However, before you start the tour from the group went Zilinskas,who joined the country- punk team "Blood on the saddle" in 1984. Annette took place Michelle "Mickey" Steele (bass, vocals), former vocalist of "Runaways". By this time in California "Bangles" became almost a cult name, and their concerts are always full houses. In 1983, Susanna Hoffs took part in the recording of the collection "Rainy Day", Where she sang very well "I`ll Be Your Mirror" and Dylan`s "I`ll Keep It With Mine". At the end of 1983, "Bangles" signed a new contract with "CBS / Columbia". The first work for the company, the single "Hero Takes A Fall" appeared only a year later, in September of 1984. Six months later, they released their debut album "All Over The Place".Recorded disc attended one of the best producers David Kahne America.
The real breakthrough took place only in January 1986, when the song "Manic Monday" came out in the second row of the charts on both sides of the Atlantic. Very soon it became known, He said as a songwriter, "Christopher" - none other than the Prince,who readily admitted his sympathy for the group.
For the next three years, "Bangles
"Entered the era of its maximum heyday Two of their songs -." Walk Like An Egyptian "(November 1986) and" Eternal Flame "(April 1989) - rose to the top of the US charts and became. Hitami " If She Knew What She Wants "," Walking Down Your Street ","A Hazt Shade Of Winter" and "In Your Room". Both of their new album, "Different Light" and " Everything " received " platinum ". Apart from the fact that the whole group was involved a little bit in the movie "Less Than Zero", Susanna Hoffs starred in the film "The Allnighter". But by the end of 80-
ies of the group came a creative crisis. In addition,the Hoffs as the obvious leader is increasingly detached from the rest. The case ended the fact that in October 1989 she announced her retirement and early solo career, thereby putting an end to the future, "Bangles" as a whole. However,after ten years of participating team came together again to record the song "Get The Girl" to the film "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me". In 2000, it was officially announced about the revival of "The bangles" and carrying on the occasion of the tour. In 2001, they embarked on a new album, which should come out soon.