Anglo For Your Ear: Curve’s “Fait Accompli”

The smell of sex and sulfur: Brit band Curve launched on to the scene in the early ’90s and brought an edgy, erotic, bass-heavy but feminine edge to rock. Lead singer Toni Halliday was a super-sexy Goth-girl pinup, an heiress to Siouxsie Sioux‘s throne. Curve’s biggest UK hit, “Fait Accompli,” which was released in 1992.

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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