The Communards

The Communards were an English electro/art-pop duo from London comprised of ex-Bronski Beat vocalist Jimmy Somerville and keyboardist/programmer Richard Coles. The pair issued an eponymous album on London Records in 1986, followed by Red in 1987 with accompanying shortplayers.

Members: Jimmy Somerville (vocals, keyboards, programming), Richard Coles (piano, keyboards, organ, programming)


  • Communards (1986)
  • Red (1987)
  • “There’s More to Love” / “Zing Went the Strings of My Heart” (1988)

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