The Biggest Prize In Sport
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|1995||CD||Anagram Records||CD PUNK 67|
Who plays what
|Nick Cash||Vocals, Guitar|
|Guy Days||Guitar, Vocals|
|Ed Case (See notes)||Drums|
|Boys In The Gang||Cash/Days|
|The Biggest Prize In Sport||Cash/Days/Watson|
Additional tracks on the Anagram CD:
|Made A Fool Of You||Watson|
|Found Out Too Late||Cash/Days|
|Lie Lie Lie||Cash/Days|
Total Time 56 Minutes 37 Seconds
The following notes were taken from the liner notes inside the Anagram CD (reproduced here with absolutely no permission whatsoever)
Boys In the Gang
Good old Ed Case thumpin' the tubs for the first time 'cos poor Pablo broke his arm. Ed was only 17 and driving vans for a living. He did his first gig with us in Germany without a rehearsal 'coz he was in the Southall Crew (our boys and girls) anf knew all the songs by heart. His first gig was at the S.O.36 club in Berlin in front of 2,000 people. He played great and when I told the audience he was only 17 and joined yesterday with no rehearsal they clapped and cheared him for about 10 minutes solid. He never went back to driving vans again.
Life on the street in 1980 feeling a bit paranoid and screwed up etc. Did the community care? Who wasn't inside out?
Saturday night, you're out, the band's playing, anything could happen and it usually did. 'Always looking over yer shoulder' to this shankin', skatellite, sound.
Guy waiting for his train.
Guy having fun - Jon and I hopping in unison across the stage together!
Biggest Prize In Sport
Well you can't help it if you wake up in the morning with a hard on can you? Trust them to take the title literally and use it as the theme music for the International Windsurf Championships.
Our first trip to Hollywood, USA - a New Wave Judith Chalmers holiday whistle stop tour which blew a few illusions.
An existential 999 - eh what! 999
Most Top Rank establishments throughout the country were completely trashed after the gigs and the managers found out that 999 and it's audience were absolutely nothing like the Rubettes and their audience.
Shakin' all over.
Ode to transsexual shemales in Detroit
Made A Fool Of You
Penned by Jon 'The Nail' Watson, a good bloke to have in a tight spot. He once save dour bacon at the Lafayette Club, Wolverhamption, by fearlessly putting himself and his bass between between us and an audience intent on beating the shit out of us.
Found Out Too Late
Recorded overnight between bouts of mammoth world touring.
Lie Lie Lie
What can I say. Some people do and some people don't. Guy and I wrote this after a good session in a pub in Streatham.