2 tracks from the high energy Ozzy pop band. Between 1981 and and '84, they released a successful of successful singles and album before the demands of fame and the increased pressure to keep producng the hit singles (as well as guitarist Jeremy Oxley's tragic struggle with schizophrenia) led to them to eventually calling it a day. This collection brings together their hits, the best of the underrated B-sides, rare tracks and unreleased material. The second disc is dedicated to cherry picking their best live performance, selected from a number of Australian venues. 36 page booklet features rare photos, poster and a mighty 1000 word biography.
This 2 CD set is a celebration of the independent spirit of bands and labels involved in bringing life to a whole scene working outside the parameters of the music industry. It follows the musical path that began with the big bang of 1976 through to the alternative-as-mainstream of the late 80's.This excellent disc includes the original version of 'Burned My Eye' by the Radio Birdman,alongside rare 45's by Victims,Saints,Fun Things,Laughing Clowns,Sunnyboys,Psycho Surgeons,Pel Mel,Wet Taxi's,Celibate Rifles,Thugs, Moffs, Eastern Dark, Hard On's and more.44 tracks in total along with a 36 page fully detailed colour booklet with sleeve designs and information.
Following the success of the first volume of Tales From the Australian Underground here’s VOL 2 - 2CD set complete with a 36 page fullcolour booklet containing photographs, every single 7” sleeve, and in-depth look at each and every track. This series charts the evolution of the Australian alternative sound from the debut recordings of both Radio Birdman and The Saints, right through to the early '90s