Great album cover art
Band: THE BIRTHDAY PARTY (1978-1983)
Who: Maniacal Australian gang fronted by
a young Nick Cave.
Artwork: Cover of their third and final LP JUNKYARD
released 10 May 1982. 40 years ago.
Drawing by American cartoonists Ed Roth and Dave Christensen.
The image looks like how NME described the BP back then:
“The Birthday Party are awful. Subversively awful. Awesomely great.
Key track: Dead Joe
THE BIRTHDAY PARTY: Story
Great album cover artwork…
24 June 2020
‘Junkyard’ by THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
Released: 10 May 1982
THE BIRTHDAY PÄRTY: Biography – Discography
The best of the past…
Every week Turn Up The Volume! jumps into the past! Relive 25 Killer Crackers
and 3 Top Albums per year/per week. Here’s an eclectic year to remember: 1982
The 25 Killer Crackers
The 3 Top Albums…
– A KISS IN THE DREAMHOUSE by SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES –
– ‘Junkyard‘ by THE BIRTHDAY PARTY
– Upstairs At Eric’s by YAZOO –
See/hear you next week for another year…