Sunday, June 8, 2008

Advice: Mind Your Own Business

"Can I have a taste of your ice cream?
Can I lick the crumbs from your table?
Can I interfere in your crisis?
No! Mind your own business..."

Sound advice from the Delta 5, one of these fine British bands of the postpunk era. They hailed from Leeds and were mates with the better known Gang Of Four, with whom they shared a sound: all funky basslines and choppy guitars. Mind Your Own Business , the 31st release on the mighty Rough Trade label, was their first and best single. Oh 1979, when exciting new bands seemingly mushroomed overnight, vinyl 45´s were king, do-it-yourself was the way to go and I was only sixteen...


Divinyl said...

This is a great track!