The Icicle Works is a British alternative rock band from Liverpool, currently consisting Ian McNabb, Roy Corkhill, Richard Naiff and Matthew Priest.
Formed in 1980, the band were part of the Liverpool scene alongside Echo & the Bunneymen, and The Teardrop Explodes, best known for the songs, Love Is A Wonderful Colour, which reached The Top 20 in the UK Singles Chart in 1983, and Whisper To A Scream (Birds Fly), which was a Top 40 hit in the USA the following year.
The band released their debut album, ‘The Icicle Works’ in 1984, followed by, ‘The Small Price Of A Bicycle’, in 1985, 1987’s, ‘If You Want To Defeat Your Enemy, Sing His Songs’, ‘Blind’ in 1988, and ‘Permanent Damage’ in 1990, before the band split. After undertaking a solo career, McNabb reformed the band in 2006 with a different line-up.
The Icicle Works head out on tour in autumn. Catch them live by checking out the tour dates and ticket information below on Stereoboard.