Julian Cope

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Julian Cope (born Julian David Cope on 21 October 1957) is a British rock musician, author, antiquary, musicologist, poet and cultural commentator. Originally coming to prominence in 1978 as the singer and songwriter in Liverpool post-punk band The Teardrop Explodes, he has followed a solo career since 1983 and worked on musical side projects such as Queen Elizabeth, Brain Donor and Black Sheep.

  • "The former frontman of Top Of The Pops favorites The Teardrop Explodes, Julian Cope was a pin up until he discovered LSD to the detriment of his career - but benefiting his overall spiritual well being."
- http://www.clashmusic.com/news/julian-cope-cancelled