Brilliantine

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Brilliantine is led by singer/songwriter/guitarist Dave Derby, formerly of the Dambuilders, and features an ever-changing line-up that has included Ivy's Dominique Durand, Lloyd Cole and Derby's former…
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Brilliantine is led by singer/songwriter/guitarist Dave Derby, formerly of the Dambuilders, and features an ever-changing line-up that has included Ivy's Dominique Durand, Lloyd Cole and Derby's former bandmate, drummer Kevin March. After the demise of the Dambuilders, Derby traveled the world with his 4-track and recorded Brilliantine's debut album, 1997's Vainglory, which displayed a gentler, poppier side to Derby's sound. 1999's Life & The Beautiful Game continued this direction and featured guest performances from Pell Mell's Dave Spalding, the Magnetic Fields' Claudia Gonson and Ruth Ruth's Michael Kotch.