<!-- Image with unknown copyright status removed: -->Face to Face
was a new wave Boston, Massachusetts
quintet. Guitarist Stu Kimball formed the band in New Hampshire
during the late '70s with a close group of talented friends. They moved to Boston in 1980 and were signed by Epic Records
in 1982. Their highest reaching single was "10-9-8
" from their self-titled first album, which peaked at #38 on the Billboard Hot 100
. They disbanded in 1988, approximately one year after switching labels to PolyGram Records
. Laurie Sargent went on to record as a solo artist and is currently part of Twinemen
with the surviving members of Morphine
. Billy Beard is a music booker at Toad and Lizard Lounge in Cambridge, Massachusetts
, where he plays with Session Americana
. Stuart Kimball plays guitar as a member of Bob Dylan
's band in the Never Ending Tour
. Angelo Petraglia won a Grammy in 2010 for Record of the Year as the Kings of Leon
's producer, a band for which he also assists with song writing duties.
- Laurie Sargent (vocals)
- Stuart Kimball (guitars/keyboards)
- Angelo Petraglia (guitars/keyboards), identified on the albums as simply Angelo
- John Ryder (bass)
- Billy Beard (drums)
In the movie musical Streets of Fire
, 'The Attackers' were all of the guys from Face to Face, while Laurie provided Ellen Aim's singing voice.
- "Window to the World"......