Heavily influenced by The Cure 's first album, the original Screen 3 lineup formed inconsisting of Neil Dyer guitar and vocalsTo The Rescue - Exit Condition - Bite Down Hard / Impact Time Kett bass and Brett Cooper drums.
Trumpet players Peter Jay and Jason Votier were added in late Screen 3's first recorded appearance was on a Norwich compilation called Norwich - A Fine Citywhich featured two of the band's tracks, "Live and Learn" Rock Of Ages - Jim Nabors - Precious Memories "Shades of Black". This was followed by an independently released 7" single, "New Blood", which garnered interest from Epicwho signed Screen 3.
The next single, "Come Into My Jungle", came closest to success, garnering significant radio play but meagre sales. It was produced by Steve Brown, who also produced the first Wham! After Epic dropped the band, Screen 3 used their remaining cash to self-release a compilation 12" EP in springfeaturing Screen 3's "The Visitor" backed by tracks by two other local Norwich bands.
The band split up soon after. Trumpet player Votier later played with the Stranglers for a couple of years, appearing on their live album All Live and All of the Night. Guest musician Steve Osbornewho played trombone on Screen 3's later live gigs, became an acclaimed record producer. Screen 3 reformed inoriginally including Dyer, Votier on keyboards instead of trumpetKett and Cooper.
Votier and Kett didn't stay long, so the group later added bassist Keith Wyatt. No records were released by this lineup and they played exclusively new material. The band split again in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article has multiple issues. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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