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Whos To Know - Kilburn And The High-Roads* - Handsome (CD, Album)

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9 comments on Whos To Know - Kilburn And The High-Roads* - Handsome (CD, Album)

  1. The missing link in Ian Dury's career, the sole album by the often overlooked Kilburn and the High Roads (band name inspired by Hatfield and the North, perhaps?) is a quirky slice of pub rock.
  2. Fronted by punk poet laureate Ian Dury, Kilburn & The High-Roads' LP. Also includes their debut 45 plus bonus material. Before Ian Dury & The Blockheads scored Top 10 hits with 'What A Waste', 'Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3' and 'Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick', singer/songwriter Dury had found favour on London's thriving pub rock scene as frontman with Kilburn And The High Roads/5(15).
  3. Kilburn And The High Roads – Handsome. Cherry Red. 2CD/DL. Released 26th August Expanded reissue of Ian Dury’s first band’s sole album, bolstered by the wonderful “Rough Kids” single and a Capital Radio session of the Kilburns at full neyverheysamounvetalpwerwietropomtrat.xyzinfo’s Ian Canty finds that their troubled relationship with record companies which dogged their steps couldn’t quite mask.
  4. Handsome (Bonus Track Edition), an album by Kilburn & The High Roads on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes.
  5. Dec 22,  · I do have the Kilburn and the High-Roads "Handsome" CD, but I'm not expert (or fan) enough to know about "Vidiot" or "Flunky Jive". Sorry. I have walked up the actual Kilburn High Road (in London, NW6) though. It will be interesting to see how many Kilburn and the High-Roads .
  6. Even if you're very familiar with the wit and style of their leader, Ian Dury, through his solo recordings, the Kilburns' lone album, Handsome, will still sound a little strange since the alternately sly and brutal attack of the Blockheads isn't here -- in its place is a puffed-up, campy theatricality, complete with Rocky Horror-esque backing female vocals, that amazingly still feels punk, partially because of its sheer, unhinged, Price: $
  7. Coming to the attention of Pye Records, the band was signed to its Dawn imprint in with the album Handsome following a year later, by which point the Kilburn’s had disbanded. Their lone 45, ‘Rough Kids’ b/w ‘Billy Bentley (Parades Himself In London)’ proved inspirational, with Sex Pistol Glen Matlock citing it as influential.
  8. Jun 28,  · Kilburn And The High Roads and I had Madness sussed. Wow, I knew The Nutty Boys had some different influences, but this was completely their sound and the song that hipped me to this was "Rough Kids" that appeared on a "Mojo" CD that I think, was .
  9. One of the more interesting cases was Ian Dury’s first band Kilburn & the High neyverheysamounvetalpwerwietropomtrat.xyzinfo after the main thoroughfare in Kilburn (ie, the ancient Kilburn High Road), an area of north London known at the time for having large Irish and black populations, the band was formed while Dury was still a lecturer at the Canterbury College of Art.

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