- Latin Quarter (band)
Infobox Musical artist
Name = Latin Quarter
Background = group_or_band
England, United Kingdom
Genre = Pop, Rock,
Years_active = 1983–1999
Rockin' Horse Records Arista RCA
Steve Skaith Band The Meridians The Bhundu Boys
URL = [http://www.radioafrica.co.uk]
Past_members = Steve Skaith
Latin Quarter were a British band of the 1980s and 1990s. The line-up in their 1986 heyday was Steve Skaith (main vocals, guitar), Richard Wright (guitar, vocals), Michael Jones (lyrics, some backing vocals), Greg Harewood (bass), Yona Dunsford (vocals, keyboards), Carole Douet (vocals, percussion), Martin Lascelles (keyboards) and Dave Charles (drums).
They released a total of seven albums, and found some success with the single "Radio Africa", which reached number 16 in the
UK singles chart. Their sound mixed elements of pop, rock, reggaeand folk with largely politicalbased lyrics.
Latin Quarter also collaborated with
The Bhundu Boys. They were also the first band to be managed by Marcus Russell, now the manager of Oasis.
Guinness Book of British Hit Singles" 7th Edition - 1988
* [http://www.radioafrica.co.uk/ Latin Quarter - Radio Africa Site]
* [http://www.stud.uni-goettingen.de/~s066229/latinquarter/en/lqmain_en.html Heiko's Latin Quarter (English)]
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