Bow Wow Wow was a 1980s New Wave band organized by Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren in 1980 whose music is described as having an "African-derived drum sound".
McLaren persuaded guitarist Matthew Ashman, bassist Leigh Gorman and percussionist David Barbarossa (also known as Dave Barbe), of the original lineup of Adam & the Ants to leave Adam Ant and form a new group. After a six month long audition process, the band hired teen singer Annabella Lwin. Dave Fischel, an acquaintance of McLaren's, discovered fourteen year old Lwin while she was working at her parents' laundrette singing along to a Stevie Wonder song on the radio. The group's sound was a mix of her "girlish squeal", Balinese chants, surf instrumentals, New Romantic pop melodies, and Barbarossa's Burundi ritual music influenced tom tom drum beats. Among the regular faces at the band's early London gigs were Latin songwriter/producer Richard Daniel Roman and Boy George, then known as Lieutenant Lush. McLaren was...
Track listing: I Want CandyRoustaboutCowboyBaby, Oh NoLonesome TonightThe Joy of Eating Raw FleshSee Jungle! (Jungle Boy)Louis QuatorzeMario (Your Own Way to Paradise)Prince of Darkness (Sinner! Sinner! Sinner!)Quiver (Arrows in My)Rikki Dee(I'm A) TV SavageWhat's the Time (Hey Buddy)Elimination DancingEl Boss DichoLove, Peace & HarmonyChihuahua (12" version)Aphrodisiac (12" version)Go Wild in the Country (12" version) http://www.bowwowwow.org/
Track listing: I Want CandyMickey Put It DownCowboyKing KongSee Jungle! (Jungle Boy)The Man MountainLouis QuatorzeGo Wild in the CountryC30, C60, C90, Go!RoustaboutPrince of Darkness (Sinner! Sinner! Sinner!)Elimination DancingI'm Not a Know It AllOrang-OutangGiant Sized Baby ThingW.O.R.K. (N.O. Nah, No No My Daddy Don't) http://www.bowwowwow.org/