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The Astronauts - Peter Pan Hits The Suburbs FLAC Performer: The Astronauts
Title: Peter Pan Hits The Suburbs
Style: New Wave, Post-Punk, Punk, Experimental
Label: La Vida Es Un Mus
# Cat: MUS44, Mus44
Released: 2011
Country: UK
FLAC album: 2069 mb
MP3 album: 1513 mb
Rating: 4.6
Genre: Rock

Tracklist

1Protest Song
2Baby Sings Folk Songs
3Everything Stops For Baby
4How Green Was My Valley
5Midsummer Lullaby
6Still Talking
7The Traveller
8Amplified World
9How Long Is A Piece Of String
10Sod Us

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
none, Genius 001The Astronauts Peter Pan Hits The Suburbs ‎(LP, Album)Bugle Records, Geniusnone, Genius 001UK1981
LZDCD 801The Astronauts Peter Pan Hits The Suburbs ‎(CD, Album, RE)Lazy Dog RecordsLZDCD 801Greece1994
MUS44, Mus44The Astronauts Peter Pan Hits The Suburbs ‎(LP, Album, RE)La Vida Es Un Mus, La Vida Es Un MusMUS44, Mus44UK2011

Credits

  • ArtworkJan Woolly
  • BassMax
  • Drums, Percussion [Synth Percussion]Ian Cowley
  • Engineer [At The Crypt]Simon Jones
  • Executive-Producer [For Bugle]Huw Davies
  • Executive-Producer [For Genious]Jonathan Barnett
  • Guitar [Additional Musician]Bob Green
  • Guitar, Backing VocalsAlan Cowley, Dave Miller
  • Keyboards, Percussion [Synth Percussion], Guitar, FlutePhil Thornton
  • ProducerGrant Showbiz, The Astronauts
  • Saxophone [Additional Musician]Nik Turner
  • Synth, Violin, Backing VocalsGordon Walker
  • Vocals, Backing Vocals, Written-By, Lyrics By, Liner NotesMark Wilkins

Notes

Correct track-listing on back sleeve; Labels have wrong track order. Tracks recorded on side 1 are mentioned on side 2 and vice-versa.

Lyrics insert with liner notes.

From the insert:

"It was a different world. We made a few EPs and were suddenly offered the chance to make an album. I'd had various songs (or bit of songs) in my head and when we started to rehearse them it came to me that this was not going to be an album that would be easily defined or marketed. But we pressed on in our collective inexperience and eventually we produced a record. Listening to back to it now I'm struck by its innocence and its hap-hazard 'anarcho punk' scene was always going to be essentially peripheral but, nonetheless, that was the movement to which I fel akin, and the songs were a product of that era. Albeit seen through a slighly distorted telescope I would like to thank all the people that made the album. Special mention to Grant Showbiz who managed to harness our aspirations into something tangible and his production was sympathetic and really brings out the 'vibe' of the time. Also, thanks to Nik Turner, legendary space-rock saxophone guru. Lastly, I would like to dedicate this re-release to Max, our bassist who passed away a few years after the initial release.

Many musicians I currently work with weren't born until 7 years after the album originally came out, and in my more nostalgic moments I sit by the fire with my pipe and slippers bewildering them with tales of free tours, Zounds, Here & Now, The Mob, Stone Henge, Meanwhile Gardens, Kif-Kif, Jonathan Barnett, squat gigs, Rock Against Racism and much more. It was a different world and I'm affraid it's not coming back"

Mark Wilkins February 2011

100 copies on green vinyl
400 copies on black vinyl

Barcodes

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A Etching): MUS 44 - A1- PETER PAN
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B Etching): MUS 44 - B1- HITS THE SUBURBS AGAIN

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