Features One Question Interviews Department S

One Question Interviews: Department S

Eddie Roxy (Department S)

SPB: What do you remember of playing your first live show?

Eddie: The first Department S concert was at the MUSIC MACHINE (now KOKO) in Camden. I was playing keyboards in those days. My main memory was having Boy George standing next to me dancing, he was wearing his Romanesque/Britannia costume with a roman helmet with pink feathers on it. I had only joined the band a few weeks before so was trying to remember my bit and not be distracted. It was a great night, we went down well and support was Theatre of Hate……at the time our singer Vaughn Toulose, Boy George, Gary Crowley, Kirk Brandon, guys from Stiff Little Fingers, girls from Bananarama all lived at various times in the same squat.


Words by Loren on Feb. 24, 2018, 6:06 a.m.

KFAI - Roar of the Underground
Leave a comment
Department S

Posted by Loren on Feb. 24, 2018, 6:06 a.m.

Share this content
Related news

Videos SPB premiere: Department S - "When All Is Said and All Is Done"

Posted March 1, 2017, 9 a.m.

Department S, who played their first gig in London in 1980 and reformed in 2007, are debuting the new “When All Is Said and All Is Done” video from their ...

KFAI - Root Of All Evil

More like this

After Hours Radio

One Question Interviews After Hours Radio

Posted March 11, 2018, 6:27 a.m.

Nate Erickson and Jordan Compton (After Hours Radio) SPB: What was your first CD (or record or tape, as applicable)?  Nate Erickson: Greg, our bass ...

Also in this section
Starless Domain

One Question Interviews Starless Domain

Posted Aug. 14, 2019, 8:08 p.m.
What's That Noise?

AEF (Starless Domain) SPB: What electronic equipment/synthesisers do you use and what led you to those in particular? AEF: On the album EOS I ...


One Question Interviews Vandoliers

Posted July 23, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
What's That Noise?

Josh Fleming (Vandoliers) SPB: Take us through your gear setup from your last tour?  Fleming: We roll around the country as a six-piece band, stuffing ...

69 Enfermos

One Question Interviews 69 Enfermos

Posted July 22, 2019, 8:50 p.m.

SPB: A lot of bands in this scene only exist for a short amount of time. 69 Enfermos has been active for over 20 years ...



Looking for the SPB logo? You can download it in a range of styles and colours here:

Click anywhere outside this dialog to close it, or press escape.