Scared to Dance – Skids

One of the great lost New Wave bands. No band comes close to reminding me of our school disco than The Skids and the only band, I know, that could get Ahoy, Ahoy into a chorus, although that being said I never knew what the hell Jobbers was singing about until about 5 years ago.
Hidden gem; The Saints are Coming, not really that hidden as it was a single.
Hidden gem 2; Scared to Dance
Micro review; One of the most original sounding New Wave bands of the period thanks, in no small part, to the amazing guitar of Stuart Adamson (RIP)
An aside; One of my great childhood memories is seeing Richard Jobson doing the kick dance to Into the Valley on Top of the Pops, then a week later watching all these young new wavers, bereft of rhythm, trying to do it at the school disco and ending up kicking each other, very funny.

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