The Bolshoi – T.V. Man (12″)

Keeping the slightly indie/alternative vibe for the rest of the week.

From 1987 and the breakthrough hit from The Bolshoi (From the album “Lindy’s Party”). The “Extended Version” has more jangly, atmospheric guitars (via a few borrowed riifs 😉 ). All about TV shows as you’d expect. Not sure about lyrics though!

B-side is a semi-instrumental and quite topical, “Strawberries and Cream” with lead saxophone and spoken lyrics, very Madness. “I’m Depressed….” is a more gothy track, with driving bass and fractured lyrics; avant-garde keys and saxophone, quirky Bauhaus anyone?

Beggars Banquet ‎– BEG 197TSAM_2868

A1 T.V. Man (Extended Mix) 4:38
B1 Strawberries And Cream 3:55
B2 I’M Depressed (We All Die) 4:25



2 responses

  1. Great track, thank you.

  2. I like the B sides the best. I appreciate this hidden gem.

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