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The City Kids
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Unfortunately they splitted in 1995.

Erik Houllemare (Christian Houllemare's brother, ex-Someloves, ex-Happy Hate Me Nots, and now in the New Christs ... small world isn't it ?) is now involved in Flag, an integre and powerfull trio.

Dominique Comont has now his own career, singing in French.


Discography

Snapshot(s) - Compilation (1983)

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Musicians

  • Dominique Comont : Vocals, Piano
  • Erik Houllemare : Bass
  • Stéphane "Paxo" Lesauvage: Drums
  • Pascal Lamy: Guitar

Tracks

  1. Who Are You
Produded by Robin Wills & Nigel Barker
Reference : Snapshot - SS33011

The Name Of The Game - City Kids Live (1983)

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Musicians

  • Dominique Comont : Vocals, Piano
  • Erik Houllemare : Bass
  • Stéphane "Paxo" Lesauvage: Drums
  • Pascal Lamy: Guitar

Tracks

  1. State Control
  2. Mad Shadows
  3. Name Of The game
  4. Speeding
  5. Security
  6. Old Man Skin
Produced by Rob Younger
Engineered by Peter Walker
Mixed at Trafalgar Studios, September 18th 1983. No overdubs.

Recorded in Le Havre by Yves leroy and Jean-Luc Morel. May 7th 1983.

Reference : City Kids Records - CIK001 / A8001


City Kids(1984)

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Musicians

  • Dominique Comont : Vocals, Piano
  • ??? : Bass
  • Stéphane "Paxo" Lesauvage: Drums
  • Pascal Lamy: Guitar

Tracks

  1. Is It Love
  2. Girl Of My Life
  3. Loosing Your Mind
  4. Changing
  5. I Need Your Noise
Produced by Rob Youngerand Alan Thorne at Trafalgar Studios
Reference : Closer Records - CL0028/PM242

The Orphans Parade(1987)

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Musicians

  • Dominique Comont : Vocals, Piano
  • Christophe Paillette : Bass
  • Stéphane "Paxo" Lesauvage: Drums
  • Pascal Lamy: Guitar

  • Velemir Dugina : Violin on 3 & 6
  • Nora Gilleele : Cello on 10

Tracks

  1. Poison Dream
  2. The Real Thing
  3. Rebels
  4. Dawn Of Love
  5. Shell World
  6. Nightfall
  7. Liar
  8. Promised Land
  9. S.h Infirmity
  10. All Fool's Day
  11. Only Question (CD only)
  12. Glasscage (CD only)
Recorded by Rob Youngerand Alan Thorne at Emme studio, Firenze Italia.
Mixed and Produced by Rob Youngerand Alan Thorne at the Caroline Studio, August 1986.

Reference :

  1. Musidisc - MU221 [LP]
  2. City Kids Production - CK01 [CD]

The real Thing / Only Question 7"(1987)

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Musicians

  • Dominique Comont : Vocals, Piano
  • Christophe Paillette : Bass
  • Stéphane "Paxo" Lesauvage: Drums
  • Pascal Lamy: Guitar
Recorded by Rob Youngerand Alan Thorne at Emme studio, Firenze Italia.
Mixed and Produced by Rob Youngerand Alan Thorne at the Caroline Studio, August 1986.

Reference : Musidisc - 135167 / MU102


1000 Soldiers(1989)

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Musicians

  • Dominique Comont : Vocals, Piano
  • Christophe Paillette : Bass
  • Erik Houllemare : Bass on 1& 4
  • Pascal Lebigre : Bass on 2 & 8
  • Stéphane "Paxo" Lesauvage: Drums
  • Pascal Lamy: Guitar

Tracks

  1. State Control
  2. Another Gun
  3. Very Last Day
  4. All Alone
  5. Get Back To You
  6. 1000 Soldiers
  7. Glasscage
  8. I Want You (To Stay)
  9. Only Question (CD only)
  10. Hand Of Law
  11. I Need Your Noise
  • 1 & 4 : Recorded home 1982
  • 2 & 8 : Recorded at Arpèges Studios (Nantes) in 1985.
  • 3 : Recorded live at Champ/Marne in 1986
  • 7 & 9 : Unrealeased songs from "The Orphans parade" 1986.
  • 5, 6, 10 & 11 : Recorded live in Le Havre in 1989.
Reference : Spliff Records - S6311 / NR335

Glass cage / Thousand Soldiers 7"(1990)

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Musicians

  • Dominique Comont : Vocals, Piano
  • Christophe Paillette : Bass
  • Stéphane "Paxo" Lesauvage: Drums
  • Pascal Lamy: Guitar
Recorded by Rob Youngerand Alan Thorne at Emme studio, Firenze Italia.
Mixed and Produced by Rob Youngerand Alan Thorne at the Caroline Studio, August 1986.

Reference : Spliff Records - S6316A - No Sleeve, Green Vinyl.


It's Not A Game (live 12/29/90 at Le Havre) 7"(1990)

Abus 7

Musicians

  • Dominique Comont : Vocals, Piano
  • Christophe Paillette : Bass
  • Stéphane "Paxo" Lesauvage: Drums
  • Pascal Lamy: Guitar
Reference : Given away with "Abus Dangereux" Face T - ref : ABUS 8
split single with The Miners Of Muzo : 1989 & Mad Monster Party : All I Do


Third Life(1993)

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Musicians

  • Dominique Comont : Vocals, Piano
  • Christophe Paillette : Bass
  • Stéphane "Paxo" Lesauvage: Drums
  • Pascal Lamy: Guitar
  • Jean-Jacques Schmidely : Guitares, Claviers, Saz
  • Fred Schmidely : Saxophones

Tracks

  1. Adelaïde
  2. Round Midnight
  3. For Kids
  4. Killing Anyone
  5. One Second More
  6. Friends In Heaven
  7. Tomorrow Heroes
  8. Future
  9. In Your Veins
  10. Break The Rules
  11. Earth Town
Recorded by Jean-Jacques Schmidely at Studio Clip'Air, Le Havre, France.
Mixed Alan Thorne at Trafalgar Studios

Reference : City Kids Records - CK02


City Kids Live(1994)

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Musicians

  • Dominique Comont : Vocals, Piano
  • Christophe Paillette : Bass
  • Stéphane "Paxo" Lesauvage: Drums
  • Pascal Lamy: Guitar

Tracks

  1. Round Midnight
  2. For Kids
  3. You're Not Alone
  4. One Second More
  5. The Rave Is On
  6. Drop The Line
  7. In Your Veins
  8. Poison Dream
  9. Promised Land
  10. Killing Anyone
  11. I Need Your Noise
Recorded by François Casaïs in 24 Digital tracks in Royan (France) the 10th of August 1993.
It's the integrality of the gig we made in opening for "Noir Désir". There is no overdubs at all.

Reference : City Kids Records - CK03


Producing

The Cameleon's Day : Car Crash / It Won't Be Long 7" (Spliff Records - 1988)


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