Close Shave

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An oi! band from England.

The band started at Birmingham in 1986 under the line up: Rich - vocals, Paul (Dirk) - guitar, Neil (Lurch) - bass, Steve - drums. With this line up they played a few gigs and recorded some demo tracks and also recorded the song 'The Law' for 'The Sound Of Oi!' compilation. Rich joined the army and was replaced by Martin (Fluffy). They released their first lp in 1988 under the title 'Oi! Kinnock Give Us Back Our Rose' and in 1990 their second lp 'Hard As Nails'. Neil took the vocals duties when Martin left the band and Sid from Section 5 came to bass. They released two 7'', 'Keep On Rockin' (1991) and 'Attack' (1993), songs for 'Last Chance' (1992) and 'British Oi! - Working Class Anthems' (1993) compilations and the third-last lp 'Lone Riders' in 1992.

They reformed some time in the early 2010s with new guitarist Jedd and they continue to record and tour.

Current lineup is:

Neil (The Lurch) - Vocals
Steve - Drums
Jedd - Guitar
Jack - Bass
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Albums

Close Shave - Oi! Kinnock Give Us Back Our Rose! album art Close Shave Oi! Kinnock Give Us Back Our Rose! (Album) Link Records (4) UK 1988 Sell This Version
Close Shave - Hard As Nails album art Close Shave Hard As Nails (Album) Link Records (4) UK 1990 Sell This Version
Close Shave - Lone Riders album art Close Shave Lone Riders (Album) Dim Records Germany 1992 Sell This Version
CS001 Close Shave - Made In Brum album art Close Shave Made In Brum(CD, Album) Not On Label (Close Shave Self-released) CS001 UK 2012 Sell This Version
Close Shave - Bad Reputation album art Close Shave Bad Reputation (Album) Not On Label (Close Shave Self-released) UK 2013 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

SPE EP 03 Close Shave - Keep On Rocking album art Close Shave Keep On Rocking(7", EP) S.P.E. Records SPE EP 03 France 1991 Sell This Version
Close Shave - Attack album art Close Shave Attack (Single) Helen Of Oi! UK 1993 Sell This Version
Close Shave - We Will Never Die album art Agent Bulldogg / Close Shave Agent Bulldogg / Close Shave - We Will Never Die (EP) Pretty Shitty Town Records Sweden 2015 Sell This Version

Compilations

Close Shave - Oi! Kinnock Give Us Back Our Rose / Hard As Nails album art Close Shave Oi! Kinnock Give Us Back Our Rose / Hard As Nails (Comp) Streetpunk Records UK 1993 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Close Shave The Lads(Cass, S/Sided) Not On Label (Close Shave Self-released) none UK Unknown Sell This Version

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