Gone But Not Forgotten! THE ASSOCIATES (1979-1990)

Three top tracks from top artists/bands from the past

5 November 2021

Band: THE ASSOCIATES
Who: Scottish post-punk and art-pop duo featuring
otherwordly voice and songwriter Billy Mackenzie
and guitarist Alan Rankine.

Active: 1979-1990 / 5 studio albums

Billy MacKenzie had a short solo career after the duo’s
split. He took his own life on 22 January 1997. R.I.P.

1-2-3 top tracks…

– WHITE CAR IN GERMANY –
(From compilation album ‘Fourth Drawer Down)

– THE AFFECTIONATE PUNCH –
(Title track from 1980 debut LP)

– PARTY FEARS TWO –
(From 2nd LP ‘Sulk’ – 1982)

THE ASSOCIATES: History – Discography

(Image on top: cover of compilation ‘Fourth Drawer Down’)

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