Somebody called me sebastian somebody called me sebastian work out a rhyme, toss me the time, lay me, youre mine and we all know, oh yeah. Steve harley was busking on the streets and in subway stations, dreaming about a band of his own and a record contract. Sebastian is a song by the british rock band cockney rebel, fronted by steve harley. Our exclusive celebrity database gives you access to the contact details of steve harleys management team, publicist. These vocals have a subtle effect applied to them, maybe a flanger. Steve harley was born as steven nice, on 27 february 1951 in south london, growing up in new cross and attended the school haberdashers askes hatcham college. Steve harley is an actor, known for my sweet misery 2009 and lolas prayer 2012. However, that lineup of the band never had a chance to build on its early success. The human menagerie st11294, psychomodo st130, the best years of our lives st194.
Over the years they have had five albums in the uk albums chart and twelve singles in the uk singles chart. Patricia is the sister of dutch pop singer yvonne keeley, who was harleys girlfriend at the time. Their music covers a range of styles from pop to progressive rock, and while they were contemporary with the glam rock period, their music is not truly classifiable as such. Steve harley and cockney rebel recorded and filmed live at the birmingham symphony hall, england, november 24th 2012. Judy teen, raffles, sebastian, and of course the world wide classic hit, make me smile. Their debut single sebastian became a hit across europe, but failed to chart in the uk. The song was written by harley and produced by neil harrison. It would also be the bands first compilation to be released on cd. Agent details, along with key contact information, can be found in the handbook, an online resource for accessing celebrity contact details.
The original album series by steve harley and cockney rebel includes the first 5 albums by the band, namely the human menagerie and the psychomodo under the name of just cockney rebel and the best years of our lives, timeless flight and finally loves a prima donna. Steve harley, still living the best years of his life, four and half. The year of his birth is significant because it meant he was a vulnerable young child when london and he became one of its victims. Steve harley sebastian chords learn the song with the online tablature player. His father was a milkman and his mother a semiprofessional jazz singer. We have 1 albums and 78 song lyrics in our database. After an initial stint as a music journalist, the original cockney rebel was formed when harley. My six best books steve harley, 58, shot to fame in the seventies with his band cockney rebel, topping the charts with make me smile. Jan 14, 2019 the events of wonder woman 1984 take place more than 60 years after the battle in world war i, with steve trevor being miraculously resurrected in a time of glam fashion and television. Radiate simply, the candle is burning, so low for me generate me limply, cant seem to place your name, cherie to rearrange all these though. Apr 05, 2014 harley was born steve nice in new cross, london, in 1951. Harleys onetime cockney rebel bandmate, bassist paul jeffreys, was tragically killed in the 1988 bombing of pan am flight 103. Sebastian chords by steve harley songsterr tabs with rhythm. When his second album the candidate 1979 failed to generate sales, he was dropped from his label emi.
View steve harley song lyrics by popularity along with songs featured in, albums, videos and song meanings. Official steve harley website uk steve harley, gig. Sebastian was a number one for twelve weeks in holland, ten weeks in belgium, top three in germany, austria, loads of other countries, says harley. Steve harley was born in deptford, south london, on february 27th 1951, the second of five children. Harley was born in 1951 in deptford, london, as stephen malcolm ronald nice, and was the second of five children in his family. During the summer of 1953, harley contracted polio, causing him to spend four years in hospital between the ages of three and 16. Steve harley is an english singer and songwriter, best known as frontman of the. In december 1984, harley and his band played a oneoff concert at the. In 2008, harley released his first book the impression of being relaxed.
Sebastian was written by steve harley on guitar and performed during his busking days, and back then it sounded nothing like the final recorded version with andrew powells arrangement. With orchestra of the swan and their chamber choir orchestra conductor andrew powell. The best of steve harley emi gold steve harley, steve. Digital download by mark sebastian, steve boone, john sebastian, and the lovin spoonful. Patricia is the sister of dutch pop singer yvonne keeley, who was harley s girlfriend at the time.
The official steve harley uk website, including steves biography, live dates, steve. Join facebook to connect with steve harley and others you may know. Steve harley biography, albums, streaming links allmusic. Widely considered one of the most charismatic performers on stage, steve harley continues to play to soldout venues across the uk and europe. Upon release in october 1987, the compilation did not make an appearance on the uk chart. All selections contained herein were previously released by emi records limited and capitol records, inc.
Greatest hits steve harley and cockney rebel album. This 16song compilation brings together an unchallenging but almost uniformly excellent roundup of steve harley s 1970s output, opening in chronological terms with sebastian from 1973s still epochal human menagerie lp and wrapping up with freedoms prisoner, an unexpectedly joyful excerpt from his 1979 schedule. The lineup includes longserving member barry wickens on violin and guitar, and guitarist robbie gladwell, as well as lincoln anderson on bass, james lascelles, keyboards, and adam houghton on drums. About sebastian this song was covered by patricia paay in a version produced by harley. Steve harley and cockney rebel recorded 14th december. Seventies legend steve harley reveals why he gave up his. The year of his birth is significant because it meant he was a vulnerable young child when london and he became one of. Harley was born steve nice in new cross, london, in 1951. Anything you may know about the song particularly with cited sources would be very much appreciated. Choose your harleydavidson motorcycles to get the suggested retail or tradein value. Steve harley was born on february 27, 1951 in deptford, london, england as stephen nice. Some instantly recognisable tracks included here fro early to mid 1970s.
Steve harley brings his full cockney rebel rock band to town. It was released as the bands debut single in 1973 from their album the human menagerie. Seventies legend steve harley reveals why he gave up his rock. May 14, 2016 to understand steve harleys gig at the philharmonic hall in liverpool, a gig that made the gloom of the november sky feel less rigid, that took away the pain of thought that had rightly built up across rightminded people across the world as yet another nightmare took hold just across the channel, was to understand the effect that hearing. The events of wonder woman 1984 take place more than 60 years after the battle in world war i, with steve trevor being miraculously resurrected in a time of glam fashion and television. It starts with a simple piano riff, anticipating harley s vocals. Their music covers a range of styles from pop to progressive rock. Steve harley born stephen malcolm ronald nice, 27 february 1951, deptford, london, england is an english singer and songwriter, best. Steve harley reformed the band at the end of 1974, releasing the best years of our lives album under the name steve harley and cockney rebel, with the original drummer stuart elliot. His musical career began in the late 1960s when he was busking with john crocker aka jeanpaul crocker and performing his own songs, some of which were later recorded by him and the band. Renewed belief in mother earth the steve harley interview. His musical career began in the late 1960s when he was busking with john crocker and performing his own songs, some of which were later recorded by him and the band. On 12 may 1979 steve harley and peter gabriel appeared alongside kate bush during two hammersmith odeon concerts in aid of bill duffield.
Join millions of people using oodle to find unique used motorcycles, used roadbikes, used dirt bikes, scooters, and mopeds for sale. Find 1984 harley davidson motorcycles for sale on oodle classifieds. This 16song compilation brings together an unchallenging but almost uniformly excellent roundup of steve harleys 1970s output, opening in chronological terms with sebastian from 1973s still epochal human menagerie lp and wrapping up with freedoms prisoner, an. Feasting on the legacy left by avantglamsters bowie, roxy music and mott the hoople, his initial combo cockney rebel had after one false. Greatest hits steve harley and cockney rebel album wikipedia. We are excited to welcome back steve harley, the original cockney rebel, to holborn in 2020 with. Steve harley grew up in londons new cross area and attended haberdashers askes hatcham boys school.1503 1496 175 206 853 1556 225 253 467 326 1566 630 746 1187 684 1225 1562 1238 720 817 168 1641 1274 707 185 1458 312 571 399 747 301 543 1291 773 1248 1013 1347 809 1472 1428 443 1314 684