Adrian Borland


Birthday December 6, 1957

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Apr 26, 1999 (41)

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Guitarist and frontman for the post-punk band The Sound, performing with them from 1979 to 1987.

Before Fame

He met childhood friend and future Sound bassist Graham "Green" Bailey in grammar school.


He suffered from schizoid-affective disorder and committed suicide in 1999.

Family Life

His father Bob Borland was a renowned physicist at the National Physics Laboratory.

Associated With

He was heavily influenced by the band The Stooges and their singer Iggy Pop.