Who’s this fresh-faced New Waver with the asymmetric poodle hairdo? (Hint: It’s not one of the Thompson Twins).
Nope, it’s future Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor back in the early 1980s playing and singing a cover of Billy Idol’s “Eyes Without a Face” with his Cleveland, OH band-mates in “The Urge.”
Both astonishing and completely ridiculous.
And there is more where that came from…
Option 30 (what a shit name for a band) doing a cover of Joe Jackson’s “Look Sharp.”
Reznor in the background during this TV performance by horrible Cleveland group, Slam Bamboo:
TV interview with Trent Reznor of Cleveland’s Exotic Birds in 1985.
Thank you kindly Michael Backes!