Scottish indie pop band, initially active between 1981 and 1995.
The Wake are a British post-punk and later indie pop band founded in Glasgow in 1981 by Gerard Caesar McInulty formerly of Altered Images Steven Allen drums and Joe Donnelly bass the latter soon replaced by Bobby Gillespie. Steven's sister Carolyn Allen also joined on keyboards and remained in the band thereafter. Often compared to New Order at first (they shared the same label, Factory, and toured with them), the band later signed to Sarah Records. After reforming in 2009 the group released a new album.