Shock Horror CD (2010)

Artist: Waves

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Label Kyboside Records/ada
SKU 215405991
UPC 881626929629
UPC 14 00881626929629
Format CD
Release Date 4/27/2010
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Author Waves
Compilation Appearance Iron Eagle
Compilation Appearance Greatest Ever Party Album
Compilation Appearance More Pure 80's
Compilation Appearance Big Hits Of 80's
Compilation Appearance Icon:80's Hits
Compilation Appearance Icon:ladies Of The '80s
Technical Info
CatalogID KYBO 002
Lable Name Kyboside Record
Released 04/27/2010
Original Release 1983
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 42m : 29s
Mono/Stereo Stereo
UPC 00881626929629
Album Notes and Credits
Liner Note Authors: Ralph Alfonso; Kimberley Rew.
Recording information: Alaska Studios, London, England (1976); Silo Studios, London, England (1976); Spaceward Studios, Cambridge, England (1976); Alaska Studios, London, England (1981); Silo Studios, London, England (1981); Spaceward Studios, Cambridge, England (1981); Alaska Studios, London, England (1982); Silo Studios, London, England (1982); Spaceward Studios, Cambridge, England (1982).
The Waves hadn't yet become Katrina & the Waves when this EP was recorded in 1981 and 1982; Kimberley Rew was still handling most of the lead vocals, and while Katrina Leskanich was on board, she was playing rhythm guitar and singing harmonies before the band realized she had the right stuff to front the band. Shock Horror! captures the Waves as they were still knocking their sound into shape, but the strength of Rew's songwriting and guitar work was already clear, and drummer Alex Cooper obviously had enough power to drive a locomotive (and the precision to make sure it arrived on time). The sessions for the EP took place while the Waves lineup was still in flux, and two songs feature Bob Jakins on bass and Vince de la Cruz on rhythm guitar, with Leskanich just handling backing vocals; while the band is solid and engaging as a five-piece, as a quartet (with Jakins out of the picture and de la Cruz moved to bass) it became tougher and more energetic, and it's significant that the two numbers with Leskanich singing lead, "Atomic Rock 'n' Roll" and "Saturday Week," are the feistiest cuts here, as the musicians dig into a leaner and rootsier style than on the other selections, and if Leskanich's vocals sometimes go a bit over the top, her performances command the spotlight in a way that Rew's, good as they are, do not. Shock Horror! sounds a long way from the work of a group that would become an international hitmaker, but the band obviously had talent and promise, and a stronger command of the studio would come with time. ~ Mark Deming
Disc 1
1 Going Down To Liverpool
2 Strolling On Air
3 Riding My Bike
4 I Caught The Milk Train
5 Brown Eyed Son
6 You Can't Stand Next To Judie
7 Atomic Rock 'n' Roll
8 Saturday
9 Emerald - (previously unreleased)
10 Ship, The - (previously unreleased)
11 My Friend Consuelo - (previously unreleased)
12 My Love's An Actress - (previously unreleased)
Product Attributes
Artist Waves
Music Format Compact Disc

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