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Fingerprints Long Beach, CA: Translator

Translator Live at Fingerprints Monday May 4th at 7pm.

This is a free with RSVP event, but if you'd like to pre- purchase "Sometimes People Forget" on cd, you will get priority entry and a free event poster. Give us a call at (562)433-4996 or RSVP to us directly at the shop.
Translator is a San Francisco rock band with a sound that spanned updated British Merseybeat and stripped-down punk-like rock to psychedelia. Their guitar-based music took elements of the Beatles, Cream, The Byrds, and Laurel Canyon folk rock and fused them with moody new wave pop rock. Their music was very popular during the early 1980s on non-commercial campus radio and new wave music stations.The group's stripped-down music and sometimes ironic and disturbing existentialist lyrics also helped to make them a significant influence on the alternative rock of the 1990s.

On March 31, 2015 Omnivore Recordings released "Sometimes People Forget," a 22-song album of studio demos, recorded by Translator from 1979-1985.