Carry On Synthpop : “You Can’t Sing, You Can’t Play, You Look Awful…”

Picture the scene…a hopeless New Romantic styled pop band consisting of two boys and two girls (one of them, a young, soon-to-be TV presenter Carol Smillie), all suffering the signs of major hairspray abuse, sit excitedly as they play their not very good demo tape to a passively unimpressed corporate record company executive.

The song with its immortal couplet “Alien invasion…what on earth are we gonna do?” rather resembles THE HUMAN LEAGUE meeting GARY NUMAN down at the Crazy Dystopian Disco. The band’s leader suddenly proclaims “This is the best bit…” before a hysterical scream blasts from the ghetto blaster!  More inside>>

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