David J. (a.k.a. David J. Haskins), founder member of the highly influential BAUHAUS. Bauhaus spearheaded the post-punk Alternative music scene of the early ‘80s with a string of innovative albums and singles, including, for many, perhaps their defining moment, a song that is ranked as a classic and feasibly the pinnacle of the entire Gothic scene and beyond, the nine-minute plus epic slab of industrial dub that is “Bela Lugosi’s Dead,” featuring the lyrics of David J.
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