70's UK Punk/New Wave Listing =Am

Amazing Space Frogs/ Amazoblades/ Anal Surgeons/ Barry Andrews/ Angel/ Angelic Upstarts/ Animals & Men/

Another Pretty Face/ Anti Social/ Any Trouble/ Apartment/ Art Attacks/ Art Failure/ Arthur Comics/ Andy Arthurs/

Arthur 2 Stroke/ Atoms/ Attempted Moustache/ Attic/ Attrix/ Autographs/ Automatics/ Avant Gardner


AMAZING SPACE FROGS

RIB-1 Dirty Habits: (I'm Into) Necrophilia/ Norman And Jeremy/ Nuns Of Destruction (Ribbett 1979) -only 500 copies.

1 on BT1.

 

From Middlesbrough. Punk.

 

AMAZOBLADES

NS-20 Common Truth/ Messaround (Chiswick 11/77)

comp.)

11.Common Truth on 'Long Shots, Dead Certs....'

 

Light power pop.

 

ANAL SURGEONS

comp.)

9.Wide Boy on 'Aylesbury Goes Flaccid'

 

Punk featuring sax.

 

BARRY ANDREWS

VS-260 Town And Country: Me And My Mate Can Sing/ Bring On The Alligators// Mousetrap/ Sargasso Bar (Virgin 6/79)

 

Modern pop new wave. Ex.XTC k. Later joined Iggy Pop's LP '79 and Robert Fripp's League Of Gentlemen '80.

Left two more singles '80 and '81.

 

ANGEL

Already Gone (Angel 1977) -listed as power pop.

 

ANGELIC UPSTARTS

IS/AU-1024 The Murder Of Liddle Towers/ Police Oppression

(Angelic Upstarts 8/78)

-re-issued on Rough Trade/Small Wonder RT/SW-001 11/78.

K-17345 Flashback/ ---- (WEA 1979)

K-17354 I'm An Upstart/ Leave Me Alone (WEA 1979)

K-17426 Teenage Warning/ The Young Ones (WEA 1979)

K-17476 Never'ad Nothin'/ Nowhere Left To Hide (WEA 1979)

LP)

K-56717 Teenage Warning (WEA 1979)

1.Teenage Warning 2.Student Power 3.The Young Ones 4.Never Again 5.We Are The People 6.Liddle Towers//

7.I'm An Upstart 8.Small Town Small Mind 9.Youth Leader 10.Do Anything 11.Let's Speed 12.Leave Me Alone

-prod. by Jimmy Pursey.

 

v-Mensi g-Mond b-Steve d-Decca

Punk. 2nd LP= 'We Gotta Get Out Of This Place' (WEA 1980).

 

ANIMALS & MEN

HIT-101 Don't Misbehave In The New Age/ Machines (TW 1979)

Described as Banshees sound. 2nd single= 'The Terraplane Fixation/ Shell Shock'

(Strange Days 1980).

 

ANOTHER PRETTY FACE

Z-1 All The Boys Love Carrie/ That's Not Enough

(New Pleasures 5/79) -rec. 25/3/79

 

v, g-Mike Scott g-John Caldwell b-Jim Geddes d-Crigg

From Edinburgh. Punk/Power pop. 2nd single= 'Whatever Happened To The West/ Goodbye 1970's' (Virgin VS-320 2/80).

 

ANTI SOCIAL

DRO-1 Traffic Lights/ Teacher Teacher (Dynamite 1/78)

From Birmingham. Punk.

 

ANY TROUBLE

PSS-7-165 Where Are All The Nice Girls?/ Yesterday's Love (Pennine 11/79) -reissued on Stiff (BUY-74 2/80).

 

v, g, k-Clive Gregson g-Chris Parks v, b-Phil Barnes d-Mel Harley

From Stokes. Power pop.

 

APARTMENT

comp.)

11.The Alternative on 'Avon Calling'

 

From Bath. Punk. Single= 'The Car/ Winter' (Heartbeat PULSE-7 3/80).

 

ART ATTACKS

TIT-1 I Am A Dalek/ Neutron Bomb (Albatross 3/78)
FRESH-3 Punk Rock Stars/ Rat City (Fresh 1979)

-rec. A-side: 1/3/78 Ricky Slaughter (Motors) on d/

B-side: 18/5/77 Rob Gotobed (later Wire) on d

comp.)

5.Arabs In 'Arrads on 'Street'

6.Animal Bondage 8.Frankenstein's Heartbeat on 'Live At The Vortex'

 

most regular lineup)

v-Edwin Pouncey g-Steve Spear b-M.S. d-J.D.Haney (later Monochrome Set)

Punk. Lasted 4/77-3/78. Pouncey and Spear later formed the Tagmemics.

 

ART FAILURE

VOG-1 Scream Of Pain/ In Vogue (Vague 1979) -rec. 28/5/79.

inner of the fold.

 

v, g-William Redfern g-Graham Lees b-Tim Fenton Ward v, k-Pat Allen d-Rob Dakin

Punk/Alternative punk.

 

ARTHUR COMICS

comp.)

4.isgodaman? on 'Streets'

 

= the Snivelling Shits.

 

ANDY ARTHURS

TDS-3 I Can Detect You For 1,000,000 Miles/ I Am A Machine (TDS 1978)

 

A producer. Listed as power pop.

 

ARTHUR 2 STROKE

AP-1 The Wundersea World Of Jacques Cousteau/ ('Pocket Money' by the NOISE TOYS)

(Anti-Pop 1979) - w/ WM7.

 

Punk. Turned to pop w/ R&B outfit, the Chart Commandos. Issued two singles (on Satellite 1980 and on Logo 1981) and

a live LP='Arthur 2 Stroke & the Chart Commandos' (A2SCC 1983).

 

ATOMS

R-23 Max Bygraves Killed My Mother/ Beetlejacket (Rinka 1979)

v, piano-Keith Allen g-Keith James g-Photios Demtriov g, b, syn-John Studholme

syn-Sue Gogan d-Roy Dodds

Punk.

 

ATTEMPTED MOUSTACHE

comp.)

4.You're The One on 'The Blank Tapes Volume 1'

 

Alternative punk. Single= 'Superman/ No Way Out' (Skelton SKL-003 1980).

 

ATTIC

ATT-1 Yes I Want To/ We're At War (Attic 1979) -re-issued on Brain Booster BBO-3 1979.

 

Listed as new wave pop. 2nd single= 'All Plans Exist' EP (Brain Booster BB-003 1980).

 

ATTRIX

RB-01 Hard Times/ Lost Lenoré (Attrix 1978)

From Brighton. Punk. (The back cover is same as the front cover.)

 

AUTOGRAPHS

RAK-281 While I'm Still Young/ Fabulous (RAK 1978) -1 on TT7.

 

v, sax-Chris Gent g-Raggy Lewis (ex.Stukas) g-Jim Ward b-Dave Spicer d-Paul Tulley

Power pop.

acetate version of 'While I'm Still Young' on LDK34.

 

AUTOMATICS

WIP-6439 When The Tanks Roll Over Poland Again/

Watch Her Now (Island 1978) -1 on EBM3.

 

v-David Philp g-Wally Hacon b-Bobby Collins d-Ricky Rocket

Punk/Power pop. 'Walking With The Radio/ Watch Her Now' (WIP-6433 4/78) is listed, maybe never released.

 

AVANT GARDNER

VEP-1003 Gotta Turn Back/ Strange Gurl In Clothes// Back Door/ Bloodclad Boogie (Virgin 8/77)

comp.)

4.Strange Gurl In Clothes on 'Guillotine'

 

v, g-Russel Murch g-Martin Sanders b-Nigel Rae d-Mike Kelly back v-The Griffettes

Weird punk.

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