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Bill Fox

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  • Born: Cleveland, OH
  • Years Active: 1980s, 1990s


Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

Singer/songwriter Bill Fox first surfaced in 1985, fronting the cult-favorite Cleveland indie band the Mice; after releasing an acclaimed album, Scooter, and an EP, For Almost Ever, the group disbanded in 1988, and Fox essentially vanished from the music scene for close to a decade. Upon returning to action in 1996 with the solo single "Bird of the World," he assembled a new backing group dubbed the Radio Flyers to record the 1997 LP Shelter From the Smoke, which combined his rootsy power-pop sound with homespun lo-fi production values. The follow-up, Transit Byzantium, appeared a year later.