Label: LTS - none • Format: CDr Album • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Mod
Long Tall Shorty were a mod revival band that Aint Done Wrong - Long Tall Shorty - Live At Bunnies in in London. They recorded several singles before splitting up inwhen lead singer Tony Perfect left to join Angelic Upstarts. Reforming inthey have recorded and released several albums. The tracks "'s Boy", "Shake" and "New Generation" were recorded live at this first session in February They added a second guitarist, Stewart England.
The idea was to have a second single ready for release, but Warner Bros. Records withdrew "By Your love" a few days after its release. In Februaryfollowing their first headline slot at The Marqueethe original band split up. They had been offered the support slot on The Chords ' UK tour, but after the first night in Babalagua - Tito Puente - Nuevo Mambo, they pulled out.
Another mod fanzine, D. In DecemberMike left the band, followed by Keith the following day. Derwent joined on drums later that month. They had a monthly residency at The Marquee Club. John Kiely joined on bass and Tony Perfect switched back to guitar and vocals. In Augustthey played at the Reading Festival, accompanied by Eddie Pillerwho later wrote a review in his fanzine Extraordinary Sensations of the riot that took place during the brief time they were on stage.
Derwent Jaconelli was on drums and Mark, the roadie, joined on bass in November but two months later, Tony Perfect left, changed his name to Tony Feedback and joined Angelic Upstarts. Ian and Tony went on to form Joe Public. Completely Perfectan almost complete overview of the band's early career containing all of the tracks from the previous 's Boy compilation along with 11 additional tracks with Ian Jones playing bass, was released by Detour Records that same year.
This Town was My Final Day - Sinner - One Bullet Left on a compilation CD. After yet another line-up change the band then recorded a pure rhythm and blues album, No Good Womenin for Biff Bang Pow records.
During —, the band have toured extensively in Europe and are contracted to record for Time For Action Records in Germany. They have also released a "download" single, Police Oppression in May This LP reached No.
Shorty have been having a bit of a hiatus inre-charging their batteries and allowing them time to develop other projects. John has been working with Garry Bushell and recording the debut Skanads ep "Skinhead Lullabies" to be released in September. Meanwhile, the boys haven't rested to long on their LTS laurels and are writing and recording a new album as yet untitled with a new musical direction.
As Tony said Aint Done Wrong - Long Tall Shorty - Live At Bunnies in Aint Done Wrong - Long Tall Shorty - Live At Bunnies online interview "we've been doing some of the songs for 30 years and I'm bored with them, in fact I'm bored with the ones we released only two albums ago - the only songs I'm not bored with are the ones we haven't written yet! From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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