Tom Verlaine (born Thomas Miller, December 13 1949, in Morristown, New Jersey) is a singer, songwriter and guitarist, best-known as the frontman for the New York rock band, Television.
Verlaine is often regarded as one of the most talented performers of the early post punk era. Tom Verlaine's poetic lyrics, coupled with his accomplished and original guitar playing, are highly influential and widely praised in the music media. He and Television bandmate Richard Lloyd are known as one of rock music's most acclaimed and inventive guitar duos. Verlaine is placed #56 on Rolling Stone Magazine's "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". His given name is Thomas Miller - his stage name is a reference to poet Paul Verlaine. He is quoted as having said that this name was inspired by Bob Dylan's name change and was a way of distancing himself from his past.
Verlaine was in discussion with Jeff Buckley to produce his second album, before Buckley's accidental drowning in...
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Track listing: The O of AdoreBrief DescriptionRain, SidewalkShadow Walks AwayMeteor BeachMountainCandleBalconyFlameCurtains OpenEighty EightsA Burned LetterWheel BrokeThe Suns GlidingNewRings
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Track listing: Kingdom ComeSouvenir From a DreamClear It AwayAlwaysPostcard From WaterlooPenetrationBreakin' in My HeartMarquee MoonDays on the MountainProve It
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Track listing: The Grip of LoveSouvenir From a DreamKingdom ComeMr BingoYonki TimeFlash LightingRed LeavesLast NightBreakin' My Heart
Tom Verlaine was born