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.


Josef K - It's Kinda Funny

|

On this date in 1980, Josef K released their third single, "It's Kinda Funny". It was backed by "Final Request". The A side appeared on their debut album, The Only Fun In Town. The B side was a non-LP track. The A side reached the #12 spot on the U.K. indie singles chart. The Only Fun In Town was their debut release but not the first album they recorded. Due to the band's dissatisfaction with the results of their first recording, Sorry For Laughing, recorded in 1980, it was not released until 1990. The Edinburgh, Scotland post-punk band disbanded in 1982 with just one album though posthumous releases would come out, including Sorry For Laughing. Guitarist Malcolm Ross joined Orange Juice and then Aztec Camera. Drummer Ronnie Torrance joined Boots For Dancing. Vocalist Paul Haig went on to a moderately successful solo career.



Wikipedia: Josef K

Unofficial Website: josefk.net

Blogload: Josef K - It's Kinda Funny - 7 inch (both sides) - and more - dormouseteapot.blogspot.com

0 comments:

The P5 Archives