Slik

Slik

Profile:
Scottish pop - glam - bubblegum band
Formed in Glasgow in November 1974, after changing their name from Salvation and replacing drummer Matt Cairns with Kenny Hyslop and keyboardist Robin Birrel with Billy McIsaac, with Kevin McGinlay departing for a solo career, leaving only bassist Jim McGinlay and guitarist Midge Ure from the Salvation line-up. They were launched as a glam pop band following their label Polydor instructions and after the failure of their debut single "The Boogiest Band In Town" they changed label and signed at Bell Records scoring their No.1 hit "Forever And Ever" in 1976. In March 1977 bassist Jim McGinlay left the band and was replaced by Russell Webb, but they didn't last long. After their name change to PVC2 for a punk single in 1977 they disbanded. Midge Ure joined Rich Kids and then Ultravox, replacing John Foxx in 1980. Kenny Hyslop, Russell Webb and Billy McIsaac went on as Zones (2) with singer - guitarist Willie Gardner.
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Slik Discography Tracks

Albums

Slik Slik (Album) Bell Records US 1976 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Slik The Boogiest Band In Town (Single) Polydor US 1974 Sell This Version
Slik Forever And Ever (Single) Bell Records UK 1975 Sell This Version
BF 18367 Slik The Getaway(7", Single) Bellaphon BF 18367 Germany 1975 Sell This Version
Slik Requiem (Single) Bell Records Australia 1976 Sell This Version
Slik Don't Take Your Love Away (Single) EMI, EMI Electrola UK 1976 Sell This Version
Slik The Kid's A Punk (Single) Bell Records Belgium 1976 Sell This Version
1C 006-98 824, 1 C 006-98 824 Slik Dancerama(7", Single) EMI, EMI Electrola, EMI, EMI Electrola 1C 006-98 824, 1 C 006-98 824 Germany 1976 Sell This Version
10C 006-98.196 Slik Bom-Bom(7", Single, Promo) Bell Records, EMI-Odeon, S.A. 10C 006-98.196 Spain 1976 Sell This Version
1C 006-99 344 Slik It's Only A Matter Of Time(7", Single) EMI 1C 006-99 344 Germany 1977 Sell This Version

Compilations

REP 4721-WG Slik The Best Of Slik(CD, Comp) Repertoire Records REP 4721-WG UK 1999 Sell This Version
RBX 460-2, BX 460-2 Slik Forever And Ever (CD, Comp) Rotation, Rotation RBX 460-2, BX 460-2 Netherlands 2000 Sell This Version