Fischer-Z was a New Wave / Rock band from the United Kingdom formed in 1976. Lead by singer-songwriter John Watts they released three quite successful albums between 1979 and 1981. The original line-up consisted of John Watts (vocals, guitar), David Graham (bass), Steve Skolnik (keyboards) and Steve Liddle (drums).
John Watts recorded and performed as 'John Watts' during 1981-83 before forming The Cry in 1984. Watts later continued with a new incarnation of Fischer-Z in 1987, with him being the only original member.