Ghost Dance was a guitar pop/goth/rock band formed in 1985 by Gary Marx (ex-The Sisters of Mercy guitarist) and Anne-Marie Hurst (ex-Skeletal Family vocalist) as both were leaving their respective bands.
The band were originally signed to Nick Jones' record label, Karbon Records, then were later signed to the major label Chrysalis Records, before splitting up in 1989.
Bassist "Etch" was hired, and with a drum machine nicknamed "Pandora", the band set about releasing their debut 12" single River Of No Return, featuring a cover of Roxy Music 's song Both Ends Burning. By Gary Marx's own admission, the sound quality wasn't up to scratch.
Nevertheless, the single was released in early 1986.
The second single to be released was Heart Full Of Soul, a cover of The Yardbirds' song. It was backed with a cover of Golden Earring's hit single Radar Love. The 12" version of the single had a silver sleeve instead of the pale blue of the 7" single, as well as a bonus track on the a-side, a cover of ...
Track listing: Down to the WireCelebrateWalk in My ShadowCinder RoadI Will WaitStop the WorldFalling AgainHeaven and BeyondThe Love I NeedSpin the WheelStop the World (live)The Love I Need (live)Fools Gold (live)Turn to Me (live) http://www.ghostdance.co.uk
Track listing: River of No ReturnCelebrateHeart Full of SoulCan the CanLast TrainA Deeper BlueYesterday AgainBoth Ends BurningThe Grip of LoveWhere Spirits FlyRadar LoveThe Grip of Love (cheaper blues version) http://www.ghostdance.co.uk