Tuesday 5 August 2014

The Skids - Wide Open EP

This was always my favourite 'Skids' single, closely followed by their second single 'Sweet Suburbia'. Four songs all of them good, the first two excellent.

Released on 12" red vinyl (the sticker says - " go green when you pay £1.49, when you rip of the cover and see red")

This was their third single release, which still did not make the top charts (I cannot understand why), it was their fourth single 'Into The Valley' that took finally took them into the Top 10.

Band: The Skids
Label: Virgin
Year: 1978
1.The Saints Are Coming
2. Of One Skin
3. Night And Day
4. Contusion

Ripped from glorious scratched vinyl:

If you like this, I have already recommend the best of skids on my previous posting, all the tracks apart from 'Contusion', which I don't think has appeared anywhere other than the 'Wide Open EP'
The Best of the Skids
The Best of the Skids


arstider said...

Great single, got it in Red as well.

Still a great group.

Best wishes from Sweden

Punkzer0 said...

I agree, I have always played this one.

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Punkzer0 said...

Thanks for your comment, and also thanks for the offer.

I actually did find Laughing Academy

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Punkzer0 said...

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