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At the age of 20, John Moore joined The Jesus and Mary Chain , playing drums then rhythm guitar. At 23 he signed to Polydor and released his debut solo album Expressway Rising. He moved to New York for three years and released the album ‘Distortion’. He returned to London and began to write quieter, more poetic songs, and formed the minimalist trio revolution 9 releasing one album You Might As Well Live . During this time, he became interested in Absinthe, and became its first importer since 1914. In 1997 he formed Black Box Recorder with Luke Haines and singer Sarah Nixey. They scored a hit single The Facts Of Life, and released three albums, England Made Me, The Facts Of Life, and Passionoia In 2005 he released the album Half Awake on his own label The Germ Organization. Struck by the quality of his writing, The Guardian newspaper invited him to write for them. Happily, his first love, Rock and Roll, reclaimed him, and in 2007 he formed The John Moore Rock and Roll Trio featuring The Loose Moorelles releasing one album, Roll Your Activator and playing many memorable gigs. In 2011 he rejoined The Jesus and Mary Chain. In 2014, he released two critically acclaimed albumsLo-Fi Lullabies and Floral Tributes on The Germ Organization label. His new album Knickerbocker Glory is out now. 

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