"Cutting Crew" was a pop/rock band formed in England in 1985.
Their first album, ''Broadcast'', released in 1986, was the first U.S. number one album for Richard Branson's Virgin Records. It included the song "(I Just) Died In Your Arms", their most popular single. It reached number one in the U.S., and number four 4 in the UK. The track was later included on the soundtrack of the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, which is set in the 1980s.
The band received a Grammy nomination in 1987, for "Best New Artist".
After the band broke up in 1993, guitarist Kevin MacMichael joined forces with Robert Plant, and played on his critically acclaimed ''Fate of Nations'' album. MacMichael died of lung cancer on New Year's Eve 2002, at his home in Nova Scotia, at the age of 51.
The band was reformed in 2006 by Nick Van Eede with a completely new line-up. They have released one album, ''Grinning Souls'', in February 2006 on the Hypertension record label. The new band toured Germany early the same year and are currently planning tours in the UK and Denmark. Colin Farley, the bass player in the 1980s line up, currently lives in Surrey and continues to work in the musi...