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Darren Costin

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Also known as  Darwin
Years active  1979–present
Associated acts  Wang Chung, Heroes
Role  Drummer
Music group  Wang Chung (1979 – 1985)
Instruments  Drums, piano, vocals
Labels  RCA, Arista, Geffen
Name  Darren Costin
Genres  New Wave
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Occupation(s)  Drummer, composer, sound editor
Albums  Huang Chung, Points on the Curve, To Live and Die in LA
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Heroes - My Heart Beats


Darren Costin (born 1966) is the drummer for the new wave band Wang Chung. Costin first appeared on the group's debut album, Huang Chung, then on their second album Points on a Curve. When drumming, Costin used Simmons electronic drums. Costin left the band in 1985 after Wang Chung's second U.S. summer tour with The Cars in order to pursue a solo career.

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Costin founded the band Heroes, as the lead singer/songwriter. They recorded the album Here We Are under RCA Records in 1987. After playing music professionally, Costin still played an active role in music by engineering, producing and playing on several albums among the likes of U2, Frank Sinatra and Bjork.

In 2009, Costin has been responsible for producing and writing for the band, DAVE. They released their debut album A DAVE in the Life. He has also mastered two Eden project concerts for the Raconteurs and the Kaiser Chiefs for MTV, as well as completing the sound design for Lutz Becker's "The Fururist".

In 2013, Costin reunited with Jack Hues and Nick Feldman for a planned Wang Chung show in London.

Songs

Dance Hall Days
Fire in the Twilight
City of the Angels
To Live And Die In LA
Chinese Girls
Wake Up - Stop Dreaming
Don't Be My Enemy
The Waves
Hold Back the Tears
Journey Without Maps
You've Taken Everything
Don't Let Go
Devoted Friends
Even If You Dream
Talk It Out
True Love
There Is a Nation
Look at Me Now
Ti Na Na
Rising in the East
Every Big City
I Never Want to Love You in a Half Hearted Way
I Can't Sleep
Straight From My Heart
The Red Stare
Black-Blue-White
China
Wait
Lullaby
Why Do You Laugh
I Don't Believe a Word
Dancing

References

Darren Costin Wikipedia


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