Sunday, July 10, 2011

Embed and breakfast man: Easterhouse

Obviously, Easterhouse weren't from Glasgow, although their name was. They actually came from Manchester and managed three line-ups across two albums. They were brilliant, though.

Oh, and they even got back together, for a one-off gig, in 2005. One of the Smiths joined in, which is understandable. Because they sounded like this:

That was Whistling In The Dark, which is pretty much the big hit (in an indie chart sense of the word).

Actually, the appearance of Andy Rourke at their reunion also had a deeper resonance, as the band's first gig ever had been supporting The Smiths.

Supporting The Smiths. That's a hell of a start to a career.

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