Fae Jane & The Burning Docs

1978 - 1981
Geoff Vail - Guitar, Mik Power - Bass/Drums, Grey (Grae) Wall Bass/Drums/Vocals
Formed at St Albans College of Further Education the band played a number of gigs at the college and elsewhere around St Albans, Harpenden, Luton, Hatfield, Welwyn and Watford. The band recorded three tracks at Quest studios in Luton and along with members of Buzz et les Lumberjacks were responsible for putting together 'A Suicide in St Albans' - a cassette compilation of local acts that received international interest. The band's manager - a local off-licence manager bought them a rusty Comma van and ran away to Paris with one of their friends. The band's influences included David Bowie, Lou Reed, Talking Heads, Richard Hell and The Voidoids and The Bodies.
Grae also played drums with Buzz et les Lumberjacks, Red Lector and The Fruitbats. Grae and Geoff went on to form Pleasure in Pink and Grae formed The 47 Swing Jam Band around 1981.
Grae continues to play and promote - currently as a member of The Trailer Trash Orchestra and The Astronauts and in his role with St Albans Arts Team curated this exhibition.