First singles & ep's from John Robb's subversive gang, The Membranes. The early, less noisy, less known -necessary though for a complete picture- phase of a band that opposed to trad rock... offering us exciting ugly songs of love and fury.
Fashionable Junkies (7'' flexi, Vinyl Drip Records, 1980)
a1. fashinable junkies
a2. almost china
Muscles (7'' / 12'', Vinyl Drip / Rondolet Music, 1982)
a2. Great mistakes
b1. All roads lead to Norway
b2. Entertaining Friends
Pin Stripe Hype E.P. (7'', 12'', Rondolet Music, 1982)
a1. High St Yanks
a2. Funny Old World
b1. The Hitch
b2. Man From Moscow
The Membranes existed up to 1990. Apart from mainman John Robb, Membranes for sometime were: Coofy Sid, Mark Tilton, Wallis Tadpole, Keith Curtis, Nick Brown, Mark Standing and others...
Artwork by Simon Clegg [pity never seen (?) work of his elsewhere)]