Always had that je ne sais quoi Irritating little combo with no plans to reform The most fun you can have with your shoes on
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Gig guide 1978

The Stiff Records Talent Contest was a great way to start the year, and it wasn't long before the band signed a contract with Beserkley Records. In April, they recorded a John Peel session and later in the year embarked on a massive touring schedule, along with the release of just two singles.

Early dates

March - signed to Beserkley

March - tour supporting Alberto Y Lost Trios Paranoias

Free Trade Hall Near Misses Free Trade Hall April Fool

June 1978 - Release of OK-UK

June 30 ticket ANL/RAR flyer Sterren

September - first national tour

Ticket stub

Two cancelled concerts - one at the Marquee, one at Aston University

November 1978 - Release of Rosemary

November 1978 - working on first album

Text Main concert page 1977 1978 1979 1980

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