Rollerskate Skinny

Dublin-based Irish band, named after a turn-of-phrase from Catcher in the Rye, was formed in 1992 by singer/guitarist Ken Griffin, guitarist Ger Griffin (no relation) and bassist Stephen Murray. After adding Jimi Shields on drums, they released they released Trophy EP on Placebo records. in April 1993: awarded single of the week by NME. Their full-length album, "Shoulder Voices", on Beggars Banquet was released in October 1994 with a music video for the track "Miss Leader". Another EP, Threshold, was issued in early 1994.

In 1995 the band was signed to Warner Bros. Records and released "Horsedrawn Wishes" and the single "Speed to my Side". as well as a music video. They disbanded in 1997.
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RTD 159.1650.2 Rollerskate Skinny - Shoulder Voices album art Rollerskate Skinny Shoulder Voices (Album) Placebo, Placebo RTD 159.1650.2 Germany 1993 Sell This Version
9362-45943-4 Rollerskate Skinny - Horsedrawn Wishes album art Rollerskate Skinny Horsedrawn Wishes (Album) Warner Bros. Records 9362-45943-4 Europe 1996 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

RSS 001 Rollerskate Skinny - Novice album art Rollerskate Skinny Novice(10") Showbiz Records (2) RSS 001 UK 1992 Sell This Version
Pill 5 Rollerskate Skinny - Trophy album art Rollerskate Skinny Trophy(10") Placebo Pill 5 UK 1993 Sell This Version
PILL 9 Rollerskate Skinny - Threshold album art Rollerskate Skinny Threshold (EP) Placebo PILL 9 UK 1994 Sell This Version
WO349TE Rollerskate Skinny - Speed To My Side album art Rollerskate Skinny Speed To My Side (Single, Maxi) Warner Bros. Records, Warner Bros. Records WO349TE Germany 1996 Sell This Version