Die Tödliche Doris ("Deadly Doris") was a German performance art/music group that were together from 1981-1987, long enough to record a few albums, singles, and enough video tape to warrant a couple of releases. The three band members -- Käthe Kruse, Wolfgang Müller, and Nikolaus Utermöhlen -- formed in reaction against the suddenly popular Neue Wilde painting in Berlin. Die Tödliche Doris combined rather dadaist theatrics with their music. Even the new wave sound of the band's second album, Unser Debüt, wasn't as straightforward as it seemed; with their next album, Sechs, the band revealed that the two albums were meant to be listened to simultaneously, creating a third, "invisible" album.
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