NHT139: HIS NAME IS ALIVE – Her Eyes Were Huge Things

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NHT139: HIS NAME IS ALIVE - Her Eyes Were Huge Things
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. Established in the 1980’s, UK record label 4AD continues to be associated with the cutting edge of alternative music. A virtual roll call of the coolest bands around from over the years – have a look on the internet and you will be astounded Read More

NHT138: RED HOT CHILLI PEPPERS – Behind The Sun

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NHT138: RED HOT CHILLI PEPPERS - Behind The Sun
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. US band RED HOT CHILLI PEPPERS, have certainly amassed an impressive history since starting off in the early 80’s. Todays feature track is an early one from the band. It contains their trademark funkiness, but I think it might be where they channelled their Read More

NHT137: TED MULRY: Julia

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NHT137: TED MULRY: Julia
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. I have happily admitted in previous shows that I am just as susceptible to a nice pop song as the next person. Back in the late 1960’s and early 70’s, Australia raised musician TED MULRY was releasing high class pop. It was only a Read More

NHT136: BABYBIRD – You Will Always Love Me

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NHT136: BABYBIRD - You Will Always Love Me
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. When I first saw English band BABYBIRD on a video show, I was encouraged enough to wonder what some of their other songs would be like. I didn’t follow through on that until I happened upon a CD of their album There’s Something Going Read More

NHT135: MACHINE GUN FELLATIO – Unsent Letter

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NHT135: MACHINE GUN FELLATIO - Unsent Letter
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. Using humour in songs has often been a way of connecting with the audience and a vehicle to success. There are many examples. Australian band MACHINE GUN FELLATIO took that a lot further than most, and where deliberately both humorous and controversial. They certainly Read More

NHT134: FRIGHTENED RABBIT – Woodpile

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NHT134: FRIGHTENED RABBIT - Woodpile
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. One of things that I truly love about music is that you can literally stumble upon a great song at any point. That happened for me with Scottish band FRIGHTENED RABBIT. I had the opportunity to have a quick listen to the radio and Read More

NHT133: LLOYD COLE AND THE COMMOTIONS – Are You Ready To Be Heartbroken?

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NHT133: LLOYD COLE AND THE COMMOTIONS - Are You Ready To Be Heartbroken?
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. Eighties UK band, LLOYD COLE AND THE COMMOTIONS, were a group whose debut album caused great excitement and gained much success. Original, musical and literate, Rattlesnakes, launched them onto a welcoming and appreciative world. Pressure inevitably followed that success – they realised that they Read More

NHT132: THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN – Sometimes Always

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NHT132: THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN - Sometimes Always
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. Scottish band THE JESUS AND MARY CHAIN were synonymous with chaos. Some champion their pioneering use of driving feedback or completely unpredictable live performances. For me, it is this rare occasion when they allowed their barriers to come down by including a feminine touch. Read More

NHT131: MODELS – Atlantic Romantic

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NHT131: MODELS - Atlantic Romantic
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. The Models were formed in Melbourne Australia in the late 70’s and were an ‘arty’ band in the truest sense. Although slightly left of centre, they brought real originality to their songs. The verses they wrote for songs like Cut Lunch, Local and/or General, Read More

NHT130: YES – We Have Heaven

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NHT130: YES - We Have Heaven
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Hi, Welcome to NEVER HEARD THAT. UK band YES has taken many different forms over a very long period of time. Starting out in 1968, incredibly, there is a version of the band that is still playing live to big crowds. I was introduced to them at a young age Read More