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T T"riE INTERVIE!'T The Rezillos played their first· gig-- on ~ovembel'· 5th last year.Their 2nd single released on· November 5th this year(that' s not true} is(my baby does)Good Sculptures/Flying Saucer Attack.At the time they did not know whether it would be on Sensible or not~!~ 1. Eugene:We' re going down to London tomorrow to discuss contracts.Rave you got a fag for ''lilli 3.m? Have the big companies shown much interest? "Yeah,Decca m3.ybe, "said Luke,who reminds me of David Hamilton{ sorry}. Fay:Shudup,don't say that". Already I was getting short of questions. -~hat d' you thin k of premarit3.l sex? Luke:Don't knvw anything about First ''Torld War 'planes (funny}. ·•rha t are your main influences "None in particular.Just 60s beat groups,all that stuffn "and Dan Dare ''- 11 Yeah ,Dan Dare of course 11 • Any plans for ~n album? mve should start recording it in the next few months." ''lha t new wave groups do you like? Luke:I like the Clash,but they don't. '.'lilliam: I do. So,2 for the Clash. Fay: I like Blondie,right? "Then there's the Ramones,

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about,bending his knees his eyes sparkling,and his expreesion alternat -ing between a great' . j big joyous grin a~d an · earnest sine ere, eyebrow;:; -raised'expression.Now 1 te puts11 on a sax for "I vdia , doing quite a c~npetent middle-8.Then i"L was "In the Pc:.rl~u, "Your 9ne latt chance 11 , ·"I've e;ot a crush on the new teller", "New !IDCL'na "Ji"bominable snowruJn in .the mark~t"( ·~own by the 'pe.as and· carrot?,s..::1~ th .· hOUt>eWlVeS a~-::· v t.ic'--G:: ·ir1g hL. .t;oo ·,ell) ,_"Gover .._nment- Centre" ~which ··ended ·i:;w ice. soceone shouted "Vl...llly" Joh~th<1n leqns ovc;:;:- ~h~ · 'edge ot t~.~.c sta.q,e- ;r • Is this W.J.lly'?"Soneone f:=om halfway -back the hall shout s 11 lt' s 3 · · for willy". Bit; laugh. JonJ. than doesn't u.:~11 "'~­ stand.They ca~ry o will stand" .. By now tne 2 · leading heckl~"rs are gaining support.Th r are shouts of "Lou Reed" · 11JChn Cale", "Vlaiti nCI fo:r my man", "f!lor~ 'l ". J o ., ,_ .smiles, plays _le Gl.oria riff.The Mod( a Lovers j-oin j >:>.. ~ ·e kn .ws tr ·:; wordsl.A superlative version.Then "Astral .Plane" :. then "R0adrunner';,. insp~ration?-:- "£o ut .::. 66"

spiration?-"route 66". Next,"I'm a little dinosaur''. It t ·s all a pout how no~pne wa-nts ·a ,little . '. dinosaur any moxe,so he ' is f .oing to go Tli:Way~ Jon:.:tth3.n gets down on his knees and slowly cr3wls away ..·Tme Modern Lovers sing "Come b~ck · little dinosaur·· Jona than pops up fr_...rn, behind an smp. Cheersr B.e· crc.w1s bs.ck to the f1·ont.To any ~ody reading this it might seem pathetic,but . ~fte r nearly an hour of Richman ch3risma it just seemed to be one step · further along the Richr~~n ro~d of childlike j~nocence(mental defi<. :_enc r for the cynics ) " 'I le next 2, "r.·1y love 's just a little flower" · nr~ Kookenhockin" (?) 1e~e performed in public fur the first time. ·r here w::.:.s 11HOs}-i t~l 11 ,then "E.i Dec.r", "I8r:1 imp or tan t", •l J must have·known you i n some ancien~ long ago", a reprise of "Ice C:=eam Man" ,with 3 endings this time.The first encore was one of those J :. .;Jes LC..st.things,nBarbamb::I"or so~ething,plus a 10.::.linu te 1'rto:. . C:ru..'1.ner 11 • TI'le , next encore was "I'm a ~ li ttie aeroplane"( eowm, J

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ungruff pers0n.He really whole of an average punk to enjoy himself, LP.I'd like to hear him n as did everybody else. sing a happy song,though ll It's inly when you try ~nd he actually smiled, ~~to compare him with some onceoHe did 2 encoreso 1done else . that you realise After he'd gone,a cheerJrperhaps he is quite orig- leader told us to chant )Ill inal.And I_SVe, just remen - ESex-Ando}Drugs-l~nd-Rock :oubered,there was a sax -And-Roll.All of the · .....ra player aS; well,DJ.vey . band came on,the guitar±d ~llpuyne, g ood he w~s,which ist picked up the riff, J~~= ~ reminds me 'the song~ were the chant died down,and braquite long and 1uite ins- I~n himself walked on in R Rtrumental,bu~ still ina bowler hat and ••• I h3d t J.eteresting .. There was a to go after the chorus, J1:keggae type one,really last bus,y'seeoi bet he was the best 9 1'/onder how r.)t~ood.He played" for qui t e ~~6 long time,and Elvis many encores he got.this f -1 os tello came on to pla:/ laving before the end is g Ji ass,and Nick Lowe team ~ a bad habito cos n to sing anaplay A~c kno ui tar ;and Larry Walli L dol ame on to play guitarv bad nother shott space and was lvis Coste llo came on~ I j);_ ing on(t b e too long ,I '~N:J.fiL:.! SL_~UGHTER & 'IHE DOGS/ o(th 2e Ian Dury.Eest yet 9 I DRONES--Preston Clouds Le~~ink this is what most 20/9/?? tho~f th e students cameforJ The Drones came on ab ·ut up ~nd you don't need a deII.lr'...m.edia tely there · J3. S way!ree to know why.The a sizeable crowd of If funny man with the glass e Preston's punk-starv e 1 wal~an write songs.He played pogoers around nhe st~g~~ y,t~ost of the albu~,all of They were •• oquite comThfhe singles ,did some n evv petent,fast:+oud,and irrmedia tely forgettable. r_he Ri~nes:I don't wan~a go to to~h~lsea,a great tfuirkyonly song I can rememrar caihythnic song,and there is "~d so sad".The s . _ngwhJas one about li~stick. er's still got that funny ic~ery song's loa~ed with haircuto They won't g '1 f a r JR~nough hooks for the i U4. te a bit l a ter s~ ~ ug!.' ~xxcrrubd;;iu;xfl~1i:;,: ..:mRxx ~~seemed

LOVJe f:::tnS who would buy it.Still,h.e.'s lucky to be fashiomble.Ha1fway · · through Larry YLllis took lead v,ocals for some of his songs-he · did the single"Police Car",and 11on Parole", ':lmong others.The.re was no obvious difference betweeen his and Nick's songs ,I thL1k you could say they were more rock than pop,though.~fter a very short · breakh·; hy can'y the roadies do that every gig? )..the ~.'!reckless E.;ic band were next ~n.with the lovely Den1se Roudette on bass,Ian ~ury on drums,and probably some other people as well, you get a bit confused cos the faces playing the instruments change as fast as the Clash used to changg ·~rummers I think Wreckless Erics single was a fafr ly typical song of his per haps slightly more ' memorable than the rest but they've all got a similar rhythm, the main distinguishing f ·ea ture being th-2 xmni::xgruff vocals,which $re a bit funny at first,coming from such an apparently · -

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Here come the martian martians 1 1977  

Punk fanzine published in Preston. Includes Rezillos interview plus gig reviews of The Jam, Buzzcocks, Prefects, Slaughter & The Dogs, Damne...

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