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Dry Cleaning (band)

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Dry Cleaning are an English post-punk band who formed in South London in 2017.[3] The band is composed of vocalist Florence Shaw, guitarist Tom Dowse, bassist Lewis Maynard and drummer Nick Buxton. They are noted for their use of spoken word primarily in lieu of sung vocals, as well as their unconventional lyrics. Their musical style has been compared to Wire, Magazine and Joy Division.[4] They have been described as "Annette Peacock fronting the Fall or PiL or Siouxsie and the Banshees".[5]

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Dry Cleaning
In 2021, L–R: Maynard, Buxton, Shaw, Dowse
Background information
OriginSouth London, United Kingdom
Years active2017–present
  • Florence Shaw
  • Lewis Maynard
  • Tom Dowse
  • Nick Buxton

The band's debut album, New Long Leg, was released in April 2021 to widespread critical acclaim, with its follow-up, Stumpwork, released in October 2022 to further accolades.

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