8 Eyed Spy was an American no wave band from New York, consisting of Lydia Lunch (ex-Teenage Jesus and the Jerks and Beirut Slump) and Jim Sclavunos (also ex-Teenage Jesus and Beirut Slump), Michael Paumgardhen, Pat Irwin and George Scott III.
Background[edit source | edit]Edit
They covered the swamp rock classic "Run Through the Jungle" by Creedence Clearwater Revival and Jefferson Airplane's "White Rabbit". The band recorded only briefly, releasing one live album, Live, and a self-titled studio album. The band broke up in 1980 after the death of Scott.
Discography[edit source | edit]Edit
- Studio albums
- 8 Eyed Spy (1981)
- Live albums
- Live (1981)
- Compilation albums
- 8 Eyed Spy (1997)
- "Diddy Wah Diddy"/"Dead You Me" (1980)