Ein Musikjournalist & Labelbesitzer aus Hamburg zu Vomit Visions und Eric Hysteric (1984)

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Nun aber erst mal zu „Vomit Visions und E.Hysteric“ – ich weiß die Antwort/Beurteilung der Singel’s [sic] ist lange überfällig.

Die beiden VV Singels [sic] finde ich ziemlich grausam – auch nach mehrmaligem hören kann ich der Band nichts abgewinnen. Die VV-Sell Out Singel [sic] ist etwas besser als die „Too Late“ EP. Beide Singels [sic] finde ich im Vergleich zu anderen Deutschen [sic] Gruppen reichlich schwach.

Zur „Eric Hysteric“ Singel [sic] erspare ich mir jeglichen Kommentar – nur soviel[:] etwas grauenhafteres habe ich schon lange nicht mehr gehört.

Radiotipp: Der Letzte macht das Licht aus. Die Toten des Pop-Jahrgangs 2019

Alle Jahre wieder erinnert Karl Bruckmaier im Zündfunk von Bayern 2 an in den letzten zwölf Monaten verstorbene „Musiker, Popstars. Rumhänger, Taugenichtse.“

Live am 28.Dezember von 19.05 bis 21.00 Uhr (hier: https://www.br.de/radio/bayern2/programmkalender/ausstrahlung-1977620.html), danach als Podcast (hier: https://www.br.de/radio/bayern2/sendungen/zuendfunk/die-toten-des-pop-jahrgangs-100.html).

Everything’s on the Up with the Tories

Everything’s on the Up with the Tories / The gap between the richies and the poories / The porky pies and fabricated stories / Yes everything’s on the up with the Tories

Everything’s up the creek with the Blue Boys / They’re selling off the NHS to cowboys / They’re cutting back on nurses (but investing it in hearses) / The nitwits and the we-don’t-have-a-clue boys

Everything’s on the Up with the Tories / With unemployed across all categories / There’s Johnson, Gove, Patel / It’s a government from Hell / And a few more years of Brexit purgatory

Everything’s on the up with the Righties / Who worship at the feet of Trump Almighty / There’s people in the street without a bloody crust to eat / But everything’s on the up FOR the Tories

If you’re Eton, Winchester or Harrow / The road to the future, though narrow / leads, like a well aimed arrow / right to the bottom of the barrel / We’re scraping the bottom of the barrel!!

Everything’s on the UP with the Tories / Their red-tops farting out more made-up stories / They’re proudly on the wrong side of history / But everything’s on the Up / Everything’s on the Up / Everything’s on the Up with the Tories

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Brexit’s coming home

Eric Hysterics Top 20 – 17/11/79

  1. (1) Eton Rifles – The Jam
  2. (7) Just Imagine I’m Loving You – Eddy Grant
  3. (15) Listening In – The Undertones
  4. (10) A New Guitar In Town – The Lurkers
  5. (5) Shayla – Blondie
  6. (3) Liar – The Damned
  7. (8) Say I Love You – Eddy Grant
  8. (13) The Girls Don’t Like It – The Undertones
  9. (4) It’s Cold Outside – Stiv Bators
  1. (–) Saturday Kids – The Jam
  2. (7) Pillow Fight – The Distractions
  1. (–) Little Ole Wine Drinker Me – The Lurkers
  2. (6) Time Goes By So Slow – The Distractions
  3. (18) Burglar – The Damned
  1. (–) Pick Me Up (Live) – The Lurkers
  2. (9) Rude Boys Outta Jail – The Specials
  3. (12) Accidents Never Happen – Blondie
  1. (–) Little Girl (?) – The Lurkers
  2. (11) Fallout – Monochrome Set
  3. (20) We Love You – Psychedelic Furs

 

Live Acts of the Week:

  1. The Lurkers (Fulham Greyhound, 17/11)
  2. The Lurkers (Marquee, 14/11)
  3. Long Tall Shorty (Jimmy Pursey’s Package, Fulham Greyhound, 13/11)
  4. Kids Next Door (Jimmy Pursey’s Package, Fulham Greyhound, 13/11)
  5. Low Numbers (Jimmy Pursey’s Package, Fulham Greyhound, 13/11)
  6. Jamie Edwards (Jimmy Pursey’s Package, Fulham Greyhound, 13/11)
  7. The Carpettes (supporting The Lurkers at the Marquee)

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The Lurkers gig at the Fulham Greyhound was far away the best gig I’ve ever seen, in one of the best venues imaginable.

Eric Hysterics Top 20 – 10/11/79

  1. (1) Eton Rifles – The Jam
  2. (7) Just Imagine I’m Loving You – Eddy Grant
  3. (4) Liar – The Damned
  4. (2) It’s Cold Outside – Stiv Bators
  5. (19) Shayla – Blondie
  6. (3) Time Goes By So Slow – The Distractions
  7. (10) Pillow Fight – The Distractions
  8. (20) Say I Love You –Eddy Grant
  9. (6) Rude Boys Outta Jail – The Specials
  10. (17) A New Guitar In Town – The Lurkers
  11. (5) Fallout – Monochrome Set
  12. (9) Accidents Never Happen – Blondie
  13. (16) The Girls Don’t Like It – The Undertones
  14. (8) Police Car – Cockney Rejects
  1. (–) Listening In – The Undertones
  2. (11) On My Radio – The Selecter
  3. (13) Carry Go Bring Come – The Selecter
  1. (–) Burglar – The Damned
  1. (–) My Love My Love – Eddy Grant
  1. (–) We Love You – Psychedelic Furs

 

Live Acts of the Week:

  1. Buzzcocks (Rainbow, 9/11)
  2. The Pretenders (Marquee, 2/11)
  3. Verdict (supporting The Pretenders)
  4. Joy Division (supporting Buzzcocks)

Eric Hysterics Top 20 – 3/11/79

  1. (4) Eton Rifles – The Jam
  2. (1) It’s Cold Outside – Stiv Bators
  3. (3) Time Goes By So Slow – The Distractions
  1. (–) Liar – The Damned
  2. (2) Fallout – Monochrome Set
  3. (11) Rude Boys Outta Jail – The Specials
  1. (–) Just Imagine I’m Loving You – Eddy Grant
  2. (5) Police Car – Cockney Rejects
  3. (10) Accidents Never Happen – Blondie
  1. (–) Pillow Fight – The Distractions
  2. (9) On My Radio – The Selecter
  3. (6) OK Fred – Errol Donkley
  4. (18) Carry Go Bring Come – The Selecter
  5. (8) Flares And Slippers – Cockney Rejects
  6. (7) Martians Go Home – Monochrome Set
  1. (–) The Girls Don’t Like It – The Undertones
  1. (–) A New Guitar In Town – The Lurkers
  1. (–) Dancing In Guyana – Eddy Grant
  1. (–) Shayla – Blondie
  1. (–) Say I Love You –Eddy Grant

 

Live Act of the Week:

The Distractions (Hope & Anchor, 2/11)

Unfortunately, the secret gig by The Eton Rifles (alias The Jam) at the Nashville Rooms was cancelled.

Eric Hysterics Top 20 – 27/10/79

  1. (1) It’s Cold Outside – Stiv Bators
  2. (2) Fallout – Monochrome Set
  3. (4) Time Goes By So Slow – The Distractions
  4. (15) Eton Rifles – The Jam
  5. (7) Police Car – Cockney Rejects
  6. (5) OK Fred – Errol Donkley
  7. (6) Martians Go Home – Monochrome Set
  8. (3) Flares And Slippers – Cockney Rejects
  9. (18) On My Radio – The Selecter
  10. (11) Accidents Never Happen – Blondie
  1. (–) Rude Boys Outta Jail – The Specials
  2. (8) Dreaming – Blondie
  3. (19) Smash It Up – The Damned
  4. (9) Teen Beat – Shake
  5. (12) Monochrome Set – Monochrome Set
  6. (10) Queen Of Hearts – Dave Edmunds
  7. (13) Whatever You Want – Status Quo
  1. (–) Carry Go Bring Come – The Selecter
  1. (–) Who Is Innocent – The Out [1]
  2. (20) Love In A Void – Siouxsie & The Banshees

 

Live Acts of the Week:

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[1] The Out waren die Band von George Borowski, den die Dire Straits 1978 in ihrem ersten Hit „Sultans Of Swing“ als „Guitar George, who knows all the chords“ besungen hatten.

Eric Hysterics Top 20 – 20/10/79

  1. (1) It’s Cold Outside – Stiv Bators
  2. (7) Fallout – Monochrome Set
  3. (2) Flares And Slippers – Cockney Rejects
  4. (18) Time Goes By So Slow – The Distractions
  5. (3) OK Fred – Errol Donkley
  6. (11) Martians Go Home – Monochrome Set
  7. (12) Police Car – Cockney Rejects
  8. (5) Dreaming – Blondie
  9. (6) Teen Beat – Shake
  10. (5) Queen Of Hearts – Dave Edmunds
  11. (15) Accidents Never Happen – Blondie
  12. (14) Monochrome Set – Monochrome Set
  13. (4) Whatever You Want – Status Quo
  14. (9) Scum Of The Earth – UK Subs
  1. (–) Eton Rifles – The Jam
  2. (10) Conscious Girl – Barry Brown
  3. (19) Mr. Bizarro – Monochrome Set
  1. (–) On My Radio – The Selecter
  1. (–) Smash It Up – The Damned
  1. (–) Love In A Void – Siouxsie & The Banshees

 

Live acts of the week:

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