Fringe Benefit

Fringe Benefit were an English art-pop band that released a self-titled album on Capricorn in 1977. Bassist Chris Haines had previously cut singles with the bands Albatross and The Hotshots, the latter falsely credited with the 1973 U.K. novelty hit “Snoopy vs. The Red Baron,” recorded by Clive Crawley and the Cimarons. Drummer Steven Laurie cut three singles with New Wave combo Cosmetics and joined Tom Robinson’s backing band.

Members: John Jones (vocals, guitar), Dave Gray (guitar), Chris Haines (bass), Steven Laurie (drums)


  • Fringe Benefit (1977)

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