The Flaming Mussolinis were a 1980s pop/rock band from Teesside who released two albums, and had a minor UK hit with "My Cleopatra". The band formed in 1984 in Middlesbrough, United Kingdom, although various members had been in local Teesside (North-east England) bands since the late 1970s. The most notable of these bands was Basczax. They signed to CBS in-house label Portrait Records in 1985 and were tipped for big things
Watching The Film (Cass, Album). PRT 40 26828, 40-26828. The Flaming Mussolinis. Watching The Film (LP, Album, Promo).
The Flaming Mussolinis. Watching The Film (Album). Whenever the Flaming Mussolinis come close to finding a swell hook, it slips through their fingers. One of the problems is Alan Savage's voice. There's no character or emotion in his flat vocals.
The Flaming Mussolinis Background Information Origin Teesside, United Kingdom Genre(s) Pop-rock, Years active 1984-1988 Label(s) Portrait, Epic Former members Alan Savage Kit Haigh Jeff Fogarty Doug Maloney Craig McClune The Flaming Mussolinis were a band. They also released two albums: 'Watching The Film' (1986) and 'Charmed Life' (1987). Although compared to bands like U2 at the time, "The Flaming Mussolinis" was a band with a strong pop sensibility which set them apart from such comparisons. They had a near hit with their second single 'My Cleopatra'. The band split in 1988. Alan Savage - Vocals/guitar (released a solo album on Northern Sky Records in the mid-1990s and later became a teacher and has worked in many schools)