Vision were an English synthpop band from Rotherham, South Yorkshire, formed in 1981 as Spiral Visions. In 1982, the band self-released the EP Danse Macabre and the cassette-album Insight, followed by the Italian chart single “Lucifer’s Friend.” A further round of singles appeared on MVM/PRT during the ensuing five-year period.

Members: Andy Beaumont (keyboards), Russell Bonnell (vocals, 1981-84), Gary Gillott (Drums), Pete Jackson (bass synth), Peter Cooper (guitar, 1981), Colleen Allen (vocals, 1981), Ivor Hillman (vocals, 1981), Dave Gillbert (guitar, 1982), Paul Statham (guitar, 1983), Gary Steadman (guitar), Tony Foulcer (bass), Jeremy Cousans (vocals, 1984-85), Pete Dineley, (bass, 1985-88)


  • Danse Macabre E.P. (1982 • Spiral Visions)
  • Insight (cassette, 1982)
  • “Lucifer’s Friend” / “Pagan Ritual” (1982)
  • “Love Dance” / “Vision” (1983)
  • “Tears Idle Tears” / “Lucifer’s Friend” (1984)
  • “Calling of the Wild” (1985)
  • “Under My Thumb” / “Breakdown” (1987)
  • “Who’s That Stranger” (1987)

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