A New Personality
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Background information
Origin Tampa, FL, USA
Genre New Wave, alternative rock
Labels Green Records
Years active 1980s
Past members Darren Rademaker
Brent Rademaker
Steve “Fish” Fisher
Wylie Allen
Pete Kinne
Chris Cook
Wesley Nolan

A New Personality were an American New Wave band led by brothers Darren and Brent Rademaker in Tampa, Florida in the early 1980s.

The band were a support act for Duran Duran in 1984.

Background informationEdit

The band mixed the psychedelic gloominess of Echo & the Bunnymen with their own talent for melodic songwriting and came up with a very distinctive New Wave sound characterized by strong melodies and a polished production.

In 1981, the band released the single "Eyes", followed by "Essential Things" in 1982 and also 1983. Both these singles were on the Green Records label.

Past membersEdit

  • Darren Rademaker - guitar, vocals
  • Brent Rademaker - bass, vocals
  • Steve “Fish” Fisher - drums
  • Wylie Allen - keyboards
  • Pete Kinne - keyboards, vocals
  • Chris Cook - bass
  • Rob - guitar
  • Wesley Nolan - violin