Danny is a founder member of seminal 80’s post-punk band Modern Eon.
2021 saw the 40th anniversary of the release of Modern Eon’s iconic Fiction Tales album. An extended reissue including bonus tracks of previously unreleased recordings has been compiled by Cherry Red Records for a December 16th 2022 release.
Excerpts of Danny’s Q&A with Andrew are in the Musical Guide and his full interview can be found here.
Bass guitar: Danny Hampson
Keyboards: Bob Wakelin **
Vocals, lyrics and guitar: Alex Che Johnson
Drums/percussion: Cliff Hewitt
Guitar and saxophone: Tim Lever
**Bob Wakelin sadly passed away in January 2018. He was noted for his art and design work on Ocean Software and Imagine video game covers. Bob’s illustrations also featured in Marvel graphic novels and in numerous publications.
Listen to Fiction Tales
Published by BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd.
Listen to the BBC Radio 1 Richard Skinner session
Listen to the Pink Studio recordings (Liverpool, May 1982)
Visit the Modern Eon website: http://www.soulsaw.com/modern-eon/
Discover the band on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Modern+Eon
View Danny’s Modern Eon photo album on Flickr: http://bit.ly/2dRcpqI
Buy the 2022 special reissue here.