Inner City Unit ‎– Passout

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Gonzo Multimedia ‎– RRA106CD
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Tracklist

1 Space Invaders
2 Watching The Grass Grow
3 Polly Ethylene
4 Solitary Ashtray
5 O.B. Citymuse
6 Brainstorm
7 Cybernetic Love
8 Cars Eat With Autoface
9 Fallout
10 Nuclear Waste
11 Master of the Universe
12 Amyl Nitrate
13 Let's Dance
14 Let's Twist Again
15 Almost Cut My Hair
16 Wild Thing
17 Give The Man A Bone!
18 The Savage
19 Space Invaders (live)
20 Polly Ethylene (demo)
21 Finale

Notes

In April 1979 the first ICU converged at Turners Caddilac Ranch; the guilty parties were: Nik Turner (HAWKWIND)- Vox & Sax, Dead Fred - Vox & Keys, Trev (JUDGE) Thoms - Vox & Guitar, Mo Vicarage - Synth Dino Ferrari,- real name Ermanno Ghisio-Erba - (HERE & NOW)- Drums. Thoms and Ferrari were both in Steve Peregrin Took's 1977-1978 band Steve Took's Horns before being picked up by Turner for ICU.

They played the 1979 Glastonbury Festival as SPHINX this show was filmed by the BBC. After playing Stonehenge and various other festivals Dino In September the band released its 1st single Solitary Ashtray on its own label and begins to rise on the club-dump circuit. December 1980 see's our heros turning down the major label + staying with their own label (Riddle records) to record their 1st Album - PASSOUT at low cost in 3 days. The 3rd and final release on Riddle was the single.

PASSOUT is the first ICU album, it was self financed and reached number one in the indie album chart, back in the days when the indie album chart was taken from the sales from one shop "Rock On" in Camden Town, ..The distributor for this disk was ...Rock On, in Camden.

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