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Saturday, February 7, 2015

The Chameleons (Nostalgia E.P.)

This is a repost by request from 3/11/09.
   This is my favorite Chameleons record; "Nostalgia" is such a great song.
   The Chameleons formed in Manchester, England, in 1981 from the ashes of a number of local groups. Mark Burgess, ( vocals/bass) began with the Cliches, (Guitarists) Reg Smithies and Dave Fielding from the Years and John Lever ( Drums, who replaced founding member Brian Schofield) from the Politicians.
   After releasing three full lengths and a number of singles and Ep's; The Chameleons disbanded in 1987, following the  death of their manager Tony Fletcher. The band reformed in 2000 and released a couple more Lp's before once again disbanding in 2003.

Statik Records 1985

1. Nostalgia
2. In Shreds
3. Less Than Human

♫♫♫...Share My Nostalgia With You...♫♫♫

4 comments:

John Liedown said...

One of my favourite bands ever. In Shreds remains one of (i think) the best crafted songs ever released. The Killers, Interpol etc: seem to be making a decent living by stealing the Chamelons guitar parts en masse. Ecellent blog you have here. Some fantastic stuff posted. I may be here sometime....
Cheers
J

Anonymous said...

After enjoying Script of the Bridge for so many years it is refreshing to find a "better" EP...Wow..I am excited to hear this. Thanks.
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Anonymous said...

Thanks a lot for re-uploading this.

Frank Miller said...

Your Welcome.