"Clinic" are a Liverpool based band, whose fast-paced, eclectic sound is at times loosely reminiscent of the Violent Femmes, Sonic Youth and Suicide. The band's official website once stated they sound "like no other band". The band is made up of:
* Ade Blackburn - keyboard, melodica, vocals
* Brian Campbell - bass, flute, vocals
* Hartley - guitar, clarinet, keyboards
* Carl Turney - drums, piano, backing vocals
Clinic was formed in 1997 by Ade Blackburn and Harley following the split of their previous band, Prue Morning. Brian Campbell and Carl Turney joined the band and soon their first EP, ''I.P.C. Subeditors Dictate Our Youth'', was released on their own Aladdin's Cave of Golf record label. The EP managed to make John Peel's Festive 50 at the end of the year and two other self-financed singles followed in 1998.
In 1999, the band signed to Domino Records and the following year their debut album, ''Internal Wrangler'', was released, preceded by the "The Return of Evil Bill" single. Album track "The Second Line" was also released as a single and later used in a television advert for Levi's jeans. In the same year, the band played at All Tomorrow's Partie...
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