Oct 27, 2008

THE SLEEPERS " Painless Nights " (US,1981)



San Francisco short-lived post punk outfit released one 7`` single, one EP, and this LP.
Disbanded in 1981. Singer, Ricky Williams moved to FLIPPER. He died in his sleep in 1992. The rest members joined outfits like Toiling Midgets, American Music Club, Tuxedomoon, Torcher...


Lineup:
Ricky Williams - vocals
Michael Belfer - guitar
Paul Draper - bass
Tim Mooney - drums
Guests:
Alex Gibson - guitar
Mike White - guitar
Ron MacLeod - bass
Brian MacLeod - drums
Tom Reccion - drums

4 comments:

oldskool said...

This is one great record, combining Tuxedomoon-ish postpunk with that voice coming directly from the deep psychedelic sixties. Not too many people seem to be fond of them, but I frankly admit, I am. Thank you very much! What about the fantastic single, anyone?

Anonymous said...

THANK YOU A MILLION TIMES OVER, THE SLEEPERS NEED TO BE REDISCOVERED

THEY HAD A HUGE IMPACT ON NIRVANAS SOUND

THIS IS A PRE_GRUNGE_GRUNGE AT ITS FINEST

Anonymous said...

Please re-up!!!
Thank you
Claudio

Anonymous said...

This is great but is there a higher bitrate available?

128's are prehistoric.

Thanks anyways