The March Violets are an English goth rock band formed in Leeds in the 1980s. Tom Ashton and Laurence Elliot played lead and bass guitar, with vocals from Simon Denbigh and Rosie Garland, other members have included Joanna Moy, Cleo Murray and Andy Tolson. Seven March Violets were successful in reaching the UK Indie Chart with their singles and their LP, ‘the Natural History’ also proved to be an indie hit. The band reformed in 2007 and again in 2010.
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