Brothers Peter and Chris Coyne founded the Godfathers in London in 1985.
Guitarists Kris Dollimore and Mike Gibson and drummer George Mazur
vocalist Peter Coyne and bassist Chris Coyne.
The Godfathers drew upon the force and rage of punk music. Their debut
album entitled Hit by Hit was released in the United States on the indie
label Link in 1986. Birth, School,
Work, Death followed on Epic in 1988.
It made the Top 100 bestsellers, and was played on album rock radio.
The Godfathers' third album, More Songs About Love and Hate, included the
popular college radio track "She Gives Me Love." In 1991, the band released
a fourth album, Unreal