Julian CopeJulian Cope (born Julian David Cope on 21 October 1957) is a British rock musician, author, ‎antiquary, musicologist, poet and cultural commentator. Originally coming to prominence in 1978 ‎as the singer and songwriter in Liverpool post-punk band The Teardrop Explodes, he has followed a ‎solo career since 1983 and worked on musical side projects such as Queen Elizabeth, Brain Donor ‎and Black Sheep.‎