Altered Images were a 1980s Scottish New wave band.
Ex-school friends with an equal interest in the UK post punk scene, Clare Grogan (vocals), Caesar (guitar), Michael 'Tich' Anderson (drums), Tony McDaid (guitar) and Johnny McElhone (bass guitar), sent a demo tape to Siouxsie and the Banshees which soon gave themselves a support slot on their Kaleidoscope tour of 1980.
After being championed by legendary DJ John Peel, they quickly garnered enough attention to be offered a deal with Epic Records, but mainstream success was not immediate; their first two singles, "Dead Pop Stars" and "A Day's Wait", failed to reach the top 40. "Dead Pop Stars" was particularly controversial at the time, sung at the viewpoint of a "has-been" icon with much irony, perhaps badly timed in its release shortly after John Lennon's death, even though it was recorded earlier. It was absent from their studio album releases. After these two singles and their first two sessions for John Peel Caesar left, forming The...
Track listing: Pinky BlueSee Those EyesForgottenLittle Brown HeadSee You LaterSong Sung BlueFunny Funny MeThink That It MightI Could Be Happy (dance mix)Jump JumpGoodnight and I WishI Could Be Happy (7" version)InsectsDisco Pop StarsHappy New Year / Real Toys (New version)See Those Eyes (dance mix)How About That Then (I Missed My Train)Pinky Blue (dance mix)Jump Jump / Think That It Might [Segued dance mix]
Track listing: Happy BirthdayInsectsSee Those EyesA Day's WaitI Could Be Happy (dance mix)Song Sung BlueBring Me Closer (dance mix)Change of HeartLove to StayPinky BlueDon't Talk to Me About LoveDeap Pop Stars