Tuesday, June 09, 2009

strawberry switchblade + home service addendum

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my favorite kind of bubble gum <3<3<3

collected demos, Peel Sessions, home recordings, B-sides, singles, etc (26 songs):

Strawberry Switchblade - Life's Full of Wonders (Peel Session '85)
Strawberry Switchblade - Nothing Changes (Peel Session '85)

Strawberry Switchblade - Secrets (Peel Session '82)
Strawberry Switchblade - Trees and Flowers (Peel Session '82)

The Janice Long sessions on here sound like they were produced by Ariel Pink!!

+ download here


Strawberry Switchblade - Strawberry Switchblade (1985)

Strawberry Switchblade - Secrets
Strawberry Switchblade - Who Knows What Love Is

+ download here


Let Her Go 12" (1985)

Strawberry Switchblade - Michael Who Walks by Night

+ download here


Strawberry Switchblade's full length was produced by David Motion of Home Service, who released 3 singles back in the day. Only Men Fall In Love is TOPS


Home Service - Wake-Up 7" (1979):

Home Service - Wake-up


Home Service - Thin Hours 7" (1980)

Home Service - Thin Hours


Home Service - Only Men Fall In Love 12" (1981)

Home Service - Only Men Fall in Love

+++download the singles here


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the Only Men 12" EP. Your record is one of a couple rare vinyl releases on an obscure New York label that has not made it onto cd. The (Das?) Die Hausfrauen 12" EP is another slab you should find and post for us. The song Suburban Incest was the "hit" as it were. Cheers.

merrick said...

For even more Strawberry Switchblade downloads as well as interviews, squillions of photos and other stuff (even guitar tabs!), see StrawberrySwitchblade.net.

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