New Wave/Power Electronics band. The diverse musical interests
of the group's members resulted in songs that equally embraced Yello
and Kraftwerk on the one hand and Throbbing Gristle and Suicide
on the other. Distorted analogue synthesizers and effected guitars
alongside goofy tape loops and cutups forged a unique schizoid sound
that was capable of being simultaneously humorous and sinister.
They would go on to greater successes with Strawberry,
whose 2002 debut CD contains several songs from this early period
(Princess, Little One), and who continue to perform many of these
songs into the present (Happiness, I Just Can't Help Myself).
The last several Laughingwind albums came to be (re-) released
in the early 90's under the name LILITH, which showed greater production
by Gibbons in a more abstract direction. These can be found in the
LILITH discography section, and include
Taboos of the Lashing Creeper, Some Modes of Probability,