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I’d have to put this track in my Top 20 songs of all time, to be honest. I didn’t hear THE DESPERATE BICYCLES until the ‘00s, I don’t think – not until the internet age was in full bloom. They were only a legend before then – “the ultimate ramshackle UK DIY band”; “agitprop aggressors for taking control of the means of music production & distribution” etc.

The band’s first two singles, from 1977 and 1978, are so unique and special that despite the explosion of amazing punk and deep-underground sounds at that time, their clattering, homebound, bass-driven songs truly have no equal or even imitators.

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