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 Blah Blah Blah (5 Albums, 70 Tracks)

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Blah Blah Blah started out during the late 70s punk explosion creating sounds that were deliberately anti-music, anti-cool and above all totally unique.  Improvising on electronic instruments they ventured where no-one else dared go.  Their credo never to repeat a single number (even live) meant that everything was recorded for posterity.  Each session unearthed enough golden nuggets to make the journey worth it.  These gathered nuggets were then released as albums. In the 80s they appeared at the 1st Leeds Futurama Festival and were briefly grouped with the Futurists, sharing live bills alongside fledgling electro-poppers Depeche Mode and chanteuse Marc Almond. The division of live audiences into Blah haters and Blah lovers, often caused near-riots. They eventually retired from the limelight following an attempted live arson attack on band members by a nice fellow in the audience at their thirteenth gig in Stevenage. If you mixed The Residents with the Bonzo Dog Doodah Band and Captain Beefheart you might end up with Blah Blah Blah – whimsical, weird and totally barmy.  The influence of nursery rhymes, sea-shanties, trash literature and TV, and instruments sounding like something that’s escaped from the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

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Stripey Collection
01. Woo You (03:11)
04. The Hotel (03:06)
09. Very Nice (03:18)
11. Heart Attack (04:33)
13. Burn (01:45)
15. Hands Beckoning (04:19)
16. Central Park (03:56)
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User Comments

01
John Badger on 11/01/10 at 04:52PM
Count me in the "Blah lovers" camp.
02
queerclockwork on 05/30/12 at 09:56PM
I just got off the bus and happy to be here with John Badger and the others at the Blah Lovers Camp.
03
la_la_lepus on 04/16/13 at 10:10PM
Cheers for Blah Blah Blah....
I'm off to liquidize chickens
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BlahBlahBlahsAngelWing on 04/23/13 at 08:51AM
I'm not a Blah lover myself.I'm an obsessive. Great live act , every gig was a show to remember. I also liked the fact the band used to go the extra mile and dress up for us audience members. Dressing up as rocks, angels , zookeepers/zoo animals etc all added to the live experience. Favourite tracks ? Where do I start ? In The Army, Little Erin, Going To Essex, Blahblues but my all time fave is Wayo Wayo Wayo. Frank Sinatra would've been proud to sing it.
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jamesbrunner on 06/25/13 at 12:19PM
Your music is wonderful, you are wonderful!
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