Skip The Flight Jim. Notes. At least two variations exist: 1 - pink p/s and labels 2 - white p/s and labels. This sub the pink version. Actual vinyl is Chris Sievey - Baiser, Last. Totally different (xeroxed) p/s than the Rabid release.
Complete your Chris Sievey And The Freshies, The Freshies collection. Skip The Flight Jim. Versions (2). Cat.
The Freshies were a punk band from Manchester, England formed in the late 1970s and dissolved in the early 1980s, fronted by singer and comedian Chris Sievey (later known by his character Frank Sidebottom). Chris Sievey had recorded since the early 1970s, and released two cassettes under his own name before starting The Bees Knees in 1972 with bass guitarist Paul Burke which they renamed The Freshies in 1974.
Listen to music from Chris Sievey like Baiser, Will You Remember? & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Chris Sievey. Christopher Mark Sievey (25 August 1955 – 21 June 2010) was an English musician and comedian known for fronting the band The Freshies in the late 1970s and early 1980s and for his comic persona Frank Sidebottom from 1984 onwards. Sievey, under the guise of Sidebottom, made regular appearances on North West television throughout the late 1980s and early 1990s, even becoming a reporter for Granada Reports.
Christopher Mark Sievey (25 August 1955 – 21 June 2010) was an English musician and comedian known for fronting the band The Freshies in the late 1970s and early 1980s and for his comic persona Frank Sidebottom from 1984 onwards.
Chris Sievey was the man behind The Freshies, a '70s indie band from Manchester - and he later adopted the persona of Frank Sidebottom - the inspiration for Lenny Abrahamson's film "Frank". Big Record" was originally released in 1986. Genre: Rock: 80's Rock. The Freshies EP, was released in 1978 on Sievey's own Razz record label, and was followed later that year by the hopefully titled Straight In at No. 2 EP. Others who played with Sievey included, in the early lineup, Martin Jackson (later with Magazine and Swing Out Sister) and Billy Duffy (later with The Cult). In 1978 the band included Barry Spencer (guitar), Eddie Carter (guitar), and Bob Dixon (drums). By 1979 the band was Sievey, Spencer, Rick Sarko (bass, ex-The Nosebleeds) and Mike Doherty (drums, ex-The Smirks).
Chris Sievey and The Freshies. 303 Fear Faith Revenge. 303 Fear Faith Revenge (Thai: 303 กลัว/กล้า/อาฆาต, RTGS: 303 Klua/Kla/Akhat) is a 1998 Thai horror film starring Taya Rogers, Arthit Ryu, and Ananda Everingham. The Freshies - "I'm in Love With the Girl on the Manchester Virgin Megastore Checkout Desk". John Shuttleworth - "You're Like Manchester". The Smiths - "Cemetery Gates" (about Southern Cemetery). Their acrimonious dispute with Beserkley Records, for whom they recorded an album that was never released, is also noteworthy and was the subject of a BBC Radio 4 documentary. The album was finally due to be released in October 2007, but was delayed by the sale of Sanctuary Records to Universal Music and is still awaiting release. The Teardrop Explodes.
The Freshies made modest mainstream inroads with the gimmicky, but endearing "I'm In Love with the Girl on the Manchester Virgin Megastore Checkout Desk" in 1981 (later changed to . .Girl on a Certain Megastore Checkout Desk" for reasons that are probably obvious). This led to a major label contract and many more Freshies singles, but no full length to speak of. Nevertheless, bristling and harmony-laden jewels like "Wrap Up the Rockets" and "Tell Her I'm Ill" were the stuff of genius. Whether Sievey's Big Record puts you in a tizzy or not, the Freshies in all likelihood will. For the uninitiated, you can acquaint yourself with them here and here.
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