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Solo Careers and Offshoots

This page specifically lists solo careers of, and offshoot bands involving, former Virgin Prunes members. It does not list guest appearances of Virgin Prunes members – during their time in the band or otherwise – on other artists’ records. For the full picture, see the Name and Members page.

Gavin Friday

Gavin’s solo career began almost immediately after leaving the Virgin Prunes. For the full story, visit www.gavinfriday.com.

Dave-id Busaras

A long time in the making, Dave-id’s solo album includes both new and previously released tracks.
Smegma ‘Structions Don’t Rhyme
(CD, Scout Releases SR 1008, 1995)
* Loaded in a Crazy Dream of Hell,
* The Night the Rain Pissed Down,
* Trapped in a Web,
* Cry Like a Rainy Day,
* Lost in the Ozone,
* Oh Sweet Baby,
* Sol Sunset,
* Wedding Day,
* Man Falls Down,
* Rainy Day (Reprise),
* Mother Forgive Me,
* Sick For Her Love,
* Kiss Before Betrayal,
* Who Wants To Look Like Dave-id
Recorded May 1995 at the Works Studio in Dublin.
Collaboration With Toshiyuki Hiraoka:
Bushy Luxuries (The Whole Story)
1999 – released on Hard Disc Industry Records, Japan – 2000

Princess Tinymeat

Princess Tinymeat was formed by Bintii. The group’s name is the backstage nickname for the Hollywood actor Montgomery Clift.
Sloblands/Fairest of Them All (12″, Rough Trade RTT160, 1985)
Sloblands, Fairest of Them All
A Bun in the Oven/Wigs on the Green (7″, Rough Trade RT163, 1985)
A Bun in the Oven, Wigs on the Green
Recorded August 1985 at STS Studios in Dublin.
Put It There/Angels in Pain (7″, Rough Trade RT187, 1986)
Put It There, Angels in Pain
Recorded June 1986 at The Power Plant, London.
Devilcock/Put It There/Angels in Pain (12″, Rough Trade RT187, 1986)
Devilcock, Put It There, Angels in Pain
Recorded June 1986 at The Power Plant, London.
You Bet We’ve Got Something Against You (LP, Cathexis/Pleasantly Surprised, PS 014, 1986)
Luck Bag, Jay Gone Bimbo
Two tracks contributed towards this compilation LP.
Herstory
(LP, Rough Trade ROUGH 108, 1987)
* Sloblands,
* Fairest of Them All,
* A Bun in the Oven,
* Wigs on the Green,
* Devilcock,
* Put It There,
* Angels in Pain,
* Lucky Bag,
* Jay Gone Bimbo
[running order may not be correct]
A compilation of all recorded output.

Daniel Bintii

A Constant Source of Interruption
(LP, Rough Trade (UK) ROUGH LCD6004, 1990)
River
A cover version of Joni Mitchell’s song contributed towards this compilation.

The Prunes

Lite Fantastik
(LP, Baby Records, BABY12)
* Coffee Morning,
* Summer of No Content,
* Mother Forgive Me,
* Lite Fantastik,
* B