Sunday, May 22, 2005

Crackle and Pop 3

NME Drastic Plastic
Lloyd Cole and the Commotions - NME Drastic Plastic ep 1985

The NME gave away lots of vinyl goodies in the form of the above ep during the eighties, as well as the better documented cassettes (C86 etc).
This particular ep featured Prefab Sprout, Style Council, Robert Cray and the Lloyd Cole and the Commotions track Forest Fire, a live version of the rattlesnakes song that has stayed a favourite of mine and has not to my knowledge been issued again. It was a surprising omission from the otherwise excellent recent rattlesnakes anniversary re-issue.

Forest Fire (mp3, vinyl rip)


At 8:43 am, Blogger Fat Boab said...

I used to have that one. Excellent Prefab Sprout track too as I recall - 'Real life, just around the corner' it went. Does it still sound as good or has time withered its appeal?

At 12:00 am, Anonymous Colin McKay said...

Wonderful. I have that stored in a milk crate in the basement.

Now ... to find a record player ....

At 10:10 pm, Blogger countrygrrl said...

my copy melted in the sun as i had left it on a luckily you have kept it in good nick all these years to post up so i could hear it again....thanx...

At 7:04 pm, Blogger Nicola said...

would you be so kind to repost the Forest Fire live gem, sooner or later...?
I lost it

At 12:38 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi. Agree with nicola, please repost forest fire live - it'd be great to hear it again.

At 9:50 pm, Blogger datz said...

Hi Both
I've unfortunatly lost the file in a "tidy-up" of my hard drive :-( I
will re rip the vinyl and post again


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