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alaninblack wrote: 16 Mar 2021, 06:01
Arthur Streeb-Greebling wrote: 15 Mar 2021, 15:08 I reckon it’s the chap from Godflesh - Justin Broadrick, big Stranglers fan.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG33t1ieuws

There’s another live vid with him/Godflesh on youtube somewhere and he’s wearing a Stranglers Raven t-shirt but can’t bloody find it at the mo.
You think the Great Elmyr is in fact Justin Broadrick ? Interesting idea. I did find a photo of Justin with a Raven t-shirt on, but not a video.
On second thoughts no, I was very very very drunk at the time when I thought that.
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I now think too as suggested already that infact The Great Elymr could be just one person with one other filming, looking forward to the Elymr doing some more stranglers covers soon.... genetix or Hallow would be great.
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Or the whole thing could be one big fake considering the name "The Great Elmyr"

Here's a link which is also funnily enough Stranglers related

https://punkgirldiaries.com/whatever-di ... t-elmyr-a/
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alaninblack wrote: 20 Apr 2021, 08:17 Or the whole thing could be one big fake considering the name "The Great Elmyr"

Here's a link which is also funnily enough Stranglers related

https://punkgirldiaries.com/whatever-di ... t-elmyr-a/
It's actually quite a clever name to have chosen - he's not the original but he does excellent 'forgeries' of some of the Stranglers' music 🎶😎 More power to him, the videos are good too 👍
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sendwarrior wrote: 20 Apr 2021, 13:52
alaninblack wrote: 20 Apr 2021, 08:17 Or the whole thing could be one big fake considering the name "The Great Elmyr"

Here's a link which is also funnily enough Stranglers related

https://punkgirldiaries.com/whatever-di ... t-elmyr-a/
It's actually quite a clever name to have chosen - he's not the original but he does excellent 'forgeries' of some of the Stranglers' music 🎶😎 More power to him, the videos are good too 👍
What do you mean by 'Forgeries' of some of their music?
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alaninblack wrote: 20 Apr 2021, 08:17 Or the whole thing could be one big fake considering the name "The Great Elmyr"

Here's a link which is also funnily enough Stranglers related

https://punkgirldiaries.com/whatever-di ... t-elmyr-a/
yep,it could be who knows....the mystery thickens.
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toilerinblack wrote: 20 Apr 2021, 18:03
sendwarrior wrote: 20 Apr 2021, 13:52 It's actually quite a clever name to have chosen - he's not the original but he does excellent 'forgeries' of some of the Stranglers' music 🎶😎 More power to him, the videos are good too 👍
What do you mean by 'Forgeries' of some of their music?
Cover versions. The original Elmyr was a famous art forger, so that's why this cover artist chose his name. Pretty clever!
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sendwarrior wrote: 20 Apr 2021, 18:17
toilerinblack wrote: 20 Apr 2021, 18:03
sendwarrior wrote: 20 Apr 2021, 13:52 It's actually quite a clever name to have chosen - he's not the original but he does excellent 'forgeries' of some of the Stranglers' music 🎶😎 More power to him, the videos are good too 👍
What do you mean by 'Forgeries' of some of their music?
Cover versions. The original Elmyr was a famous art forger, so that's why this cover artist chose his name. Pretty clever!
Of cousre, right gotcha...Yes very clever.
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Whoever the one artist is i think The Great Elymr is a very multi talented player thats for sure and i enjoy what he does as you get three in one with this artists musical talents.
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Dont bring harry....from the great elymr what great keyboards from this artist that reminds me again just how good Daves input to this song was at the time.Well done for yet another great cover from the Great Elymr.This artists take on JJs vocals as in the past with daves too especially on Peasant is very well done.
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