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Miaow (band)

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Active until  1988
Genre  Rock
Active from  1984
Albums  When It All Comes Down
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Members  Cath Carroll, Steve Maguire, Ron Caine, Chris Fenner
Similar  A Witness, Big Flame, Bogshed, Mighty Mighty, The Bodines

Miaow were an indie band from Manchester, England, active between 1984 and 1988. They were led by former Glass Animals singer and NME writer Cath Carroll on vocals and guitar, with Steve Maguire (guitar), Ron Caine (bass) and Chris Fenner (drums). Their debut single, Belle Vue, was released in December 1985, the 12"-version featuring the track Grocer's Devil Daughter, a song about Margaret Thatcher. The band's next release was the Sport Most Royal track that they contributed to the NME’s C86 compilation in 1986. After supporting The Woodentops on their UK tour, two further singles followed in 1987 on Factory Records, the band also relocating to London. Carroll joined The Hit Parade and Miaow split up without releasing the promised album titled Priceless Innuendo. Cath Carroll subsequently married Big Black guitarist Santiago Durango and went on to a solo career in the 1990s.



Chart placings shown are from the UK Indie Chart.

  • Belle Vue/Fate (Dec 1985, Venus Records, VENUS1 [7"])
  • Belle Vue/Fate/Grocer's Devil Daughter (Dec 1985, Venus Records, VENUS1T [12"])
  • When It All Comes Down/Did She (Feb 1987, Factory Records, FAC179 [7"])
  • When It All Comes Down (Catechism)/Did She/When It All Comes Down (Feb 1987, Factory Records, FAC179T [12"]) (No. 5)
  • Break The Code/Stolen Ears (Oct 1987, Factory Records, FAC189 [7"]) (No. 18)
  • When It All Comes Down (Jan 2003, LTM, compilation CD album)
  • Songs

    Sport Most RoyalWhen It All Comes Down · 2002
    Grocer's Devil DaughterWhen It All Comes Down · 2002
    Stolen EarsWhen It All Comes Down · 2002


    Miaow (band) Wikipedia

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