Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Since Yesterday 2. Scottish musician best known as the singer for the new wave band Strawberry Switchblade. Jul 2, 2019 - Explore Angeline Thomas's board "Strawberry Switchblade/ Rose McDowall" on Pinterest. Her first band was The Poems, whom she joined in 1978. Looking like the brides of Robert Smith, Strawberry Switchblade made a brief splash on the U.K. charts and then abruptly vanished in the mid '80s, leaving their fans with a handful of collectible singles and one LP of deceptively sweet-sounding dance pop. Rose Mcdowall Ex Strawberry Switchblade Limited To 500 Pieces Sold Out Difficult. Rose was from the deprived working class side of the city where violence was endemic. Strawberry Switchblade were a Scottish female pop rock/new wave band formed in Glasgow in 1981 by Jill Bryson and Rose McDowall. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. Trivia. Inspired designs on t-shirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. Strawberry Switchblade Strawberry Switchblade. In addition to being one half of the popular goth-pop duo Strawberry Switchblade, McDowall is perhaps best-known as a guest vocalist or "floating member" of several different alternative bands, particularly neofolk. Free shipping. Rose McDowall is a Scottish new wave musician born 1959, and one of the ex-members of goth-pop duo Strawberry Switchblade. See more ideas about post punk, new romantics, strawberry. Written By Rose McDowall & Jill Bryson. Playing Synth Pop, Dream Pop. 5 talking about this. Description; Shipping and payments; eBay item number: 393110874648. Maintained by Night School Records. She loved music and dreamt of maybe one day being a singer in a band. 1. After the demise of Strawberry Switchblade in 1986, she collaborated with a variety of artists including Psychic TV and Nurse With Wound. Rose McDowall (born 21 October 1959, in Glasgow, Scotland, UK) is a Scottish musician, most notably as a vocalist in the synthpop band Strawberry Switchblade.McDowall's first venture into music was in The Poems, an art-punk trio formed in 1978 with her husband Drew McDowall.She formed Strawberry Switchblade in 1981 with Jill Bryson. Item specifics. Report item - opens in a new window or tab. Deep Water 3. Rose McDowall and Innes Reekie High quality Strawberry Switchblade gifts and merchandise. Strawberry Switchblade was Jill Bryson and Rose McDowall—two girls from the opposite ends of the city of Glasgow. Emerging from a scene of goths and inconspicuous indie musicians, Strawberry Switchblade were a technicolour anomaly. From the ominous shadows of Goth suddenly appeared two young girls in polka-dot dresses, flaming red lipstick, and hair ribbons. Before Fame. 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