The Post Punk Progressive Pop Party

The P5 is DEAD! It stands as a piece of 80's music history on the web. To prevent spam, your COMMENTS WILL NO LONGER BE POSTED!

Old links may no longer work, and NO we will NOT fix them. The P5 DOES NOT upload, post, host or share music files online. All links on The P5 point to other music blogs and were valid at time of posting. All links on this site were found using public search engines such as Google Blog Search. Please read the disclaimer at the right.

The Carpettes - Johnny Won't Hurt You


On this date in 1980, The Carpettes released their fourth single, "Johnny Won't Hurt You". It was backed by "Frustration Paradise". Early buyers got a bonus 7-inch of "Total Insecurity" and "Keys To Your Heart", both recorded live. Both sides of the regular single appeared on their debut album, Frustration Paradise. The Tyne and Wear, England punk/power pop band released two albums before disbanding in 1980. They have recently reunited.

Wikipedia: The Carpettes

Official Site:

Blogload: The Carpettes - Small Wonders: The Complete Singles 1977-1980 -


The P5 Archives