‘Stay Beautiful’ By MANIC STREET PREACHERS (1991)

Sonic knockouts from the past

12 February 2019

Stay Beautiful‘ by MANIC STREET PREACHERS
First single from debut LP ‘Generation Terrorists‘.
Fans know when to scream ‘Why don’t you just fuck off
Released on 29 July 1991 / B-side: ‘R.P. McMurphy’

We’re a mess of eyeliner and spraypaint
D.I.Y. destruction on chanel chic
Deny your culture of consumption
This is a culture of destruction

MANICS: Facebook

‘Temptation’ by NEW ORDER (1982)

Sonic knockout from the past

7 February 2019

Temptation‘ by NEW ORDER
Released as stand-alone single in 1982.
Post-punk for dance fans & vice versa.
The 7″ version played at 33 rpm to
accommodate its length of around five
and a half minutes. Magical score…

NEW ORDER: Website – Facebook


7″ vinyl to be played on 33 rpm…

‘What Do I Get’ by BUZZCOCKS (1978)…

Sonic knockouts from the past

6 February 2019

‘What Do I Get’ by BUZZCOCKS
Their UK chart debut, peaking at No. 37
Punchy pop punk at its very best
Released: 3 February 1978

“I just want a lover like any other, what do I get?
I only want a friend who will stay to the end, what do I get?”

BUZZCOCKS: Facebook


Another sleeve vesion with the title in the past tense. Weird.