heavy metal band.

0 Rootsie Tootsie Band Lord Darnley. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. Free. Bluesy.

0 The Volunteers The Canny Man’s, Morningside Road. 447 1484. 8.30pm. Free.

0 The liick Robertson Band Negociants. Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9pm. Free.



0 Goodbye Mr MacKenzie Refelctions. Cumbernauld.


0 The Big Wheel Preservation Hall. Victoria Street. 226 3816. 9pm. Free. See Thurs 10.

o Stealin’ the Blues Lord Darnley. West Port, 229 4341. 10pm. Free. 0 The Perislaisis Brothers Négociants, Lothian Street. 225 6313. 9pm. Free. See Tue 7.

0 Willie Logan The Canny Man‘s, Morningside Road. 447 1484. 8.30pm. Free.


0 Heart industry The Venue. Calton Road, 557 3073. Best wishes to the singer. who seems to have recovered from his recent illness. Last time 1 saw Heart Industry they were heading in the big chart Simple Minds/Tears For Fears direction. but hopefully they‘ve improved.

0 Inca Rhodes The Cavern. Cowgate. 226 5641. Fairly lightweight synth-pop. Pleasant but undemanding.

0 Comedy oi Errors Lord Darnley. West Port. 229 4341. 10pm. Free.

0 Hungry Years Fresh. Waterloo Bar, Waterloo Place, 556 2839. 9pm. Free.

0 The Peristaisis Brothers Boston Bean Co, St James Centre. 55601 1 1. See Tue 8.

THURSDAY 17 Glasgow

0 Apres Ski Jarvey Inn. Kelso Street. 9pm. Free. See Thurs 10.

O Zzazz Kilroy Platini’s, West Nile Street. 9pm. Free. See Thurs 10.

0 Billy Mclsaac Riverside Tavern, Gorbals. 9pm. Free. See Thurs 10.


0 David Essex Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place.

0 HindsighiThe Amphitheatre. Lothian Road, 229 7670.

o The Lucy Show The Venue. Calton Road, 557 3073.

o The Dancing Bears The Cavern. Cowgate. 226 5641. Edinburgh based three-piece rock band. unadventurous but enthusiastic.

O The Alice House Preservation Hall. Victoria Street, 226 3816. Edinburgh band, moving from rockier roots to a jazzy, funkier kind of a sound.

0 Jump Fresh, Waterloo Place, 556 2839. 9pm. Free. Commercial pop. 0 Los Supremes The Canny Man’s. Morningside Road. 447 1484. 8.30pm. Free.

0 Billy Jones Lord Darnley, West Port, 229 4341. 10pm. Free. See Sun 6.



0 one WEEK sees one oi the largest Scottish contingents in the charts ior as long as i can remember. Wet Wet Wet, line And Cry and the Jesus And Mary Chain are all almost established hit makers now, while Danny Wilson look set to )oln them, as their re-released Mary’s Prayer continues its UK chart rise, having made the top thirty in .Arherlca. This Way Up and Simple Minds are also to be lound nearer the bottom oi the top roo. 0 OF THE THREE Scottish bands who have lust had top thirty hits, the Jesus And Mary Chain have lust released their album, while Wet Wet Wet are scheduled to release their Popped in Sealed Out collection in late September, with live And Cry’s album due stew weelrs later, alter the release oi the single Strengur To Sirengur on 7 Sept. Forthe record,ure WWW album will contain the lollowing tracks: Wishing i Was Lucky, i Can Give You Everything, i Remember, Angel Eyes (Home and Away). Side 2: Sweet Little Mystery, loon'i Believe, Temptation, East 0i The River, and The Moment You tell Me. The cassette version ieatures extra tracks: World in Another, Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight, Wishing l Was Lucky (live) and Words 0i Wisdom. 0 IT LOOKS LIKE the next series oi: BBC’s r.s.o. has been put back again- ln orderto get the best possible line-up..Recording should now take place in November, tor screening near the start oi next year. 0 cuRREliTi.Y ATTRAoTlliG strange looks all around Glasgow are the Bathers and irlends, in the process oi making their own video. ‘li you see

A loads oi people dressed in 1940s’ c_lotlr'es,' warns a Bather, ’don’t be . alarrned-itis oniyus on location.’

0 SOMEWllAT MlFi-‘Eo about not being

given a launch party tor the release oi

his new LP, ‘The Thistle’, Jesse Rae, hip kill-about-town perlorrned it in its entirety beiore admiring onlookers in Edinburgh’s my store last week, but saved some pull ior a lambast oi his record company WEA who, it seems, are equally chatted with him. So soon alter Win being elected irom London Records ior not shitting enough units

south ot the border, a possible severing oi ties is not out oi the qesilon.


o Sham 69: Angels With Dirty Faces (Receiver). To coincide with their comeback on the scene, a collection oi the best hacks irorn the Bonzo Dog Doo nah Band oi punk. This is the stuli most oi the sell-appointed connossleurs oi the new wave dismissed as parochial Cockney trash (with some lustliication, considering the Oi plague that came in Sham’s wake), but playing this is like having an old lrlend pop round tor a

' laugh. Could Sham have been as naive,

dumb and crass as they seemed? Probably. But ’iiersham Boys’ is having

a can playing it.

0 Various: indestructible (Receiver). 1

‘The indomitable lace oi new wave' -

says the headline on the sieeye. _ ., ' ‘lndomltabie’? lio sell-respecting used language like tirat. The package. . looks more and more bogus as ; the eye ialis ontwotracksby . '7


links with the main question. the punks have all grown up, ilrey’re in the market ior party hits albums, but - little care has gone into the track * ] listing. The desperate attempt tor a bit oi legitimacy has resulted in a r, , second-hand version oi “White Riot‘ .: . (pertormed live by Sham 69) being j slapped on, making it reek even more

oi cash-in. Still, iiyou’ve 2 copies oi bona tide classics like :-'~ Glimore's Eyes’ and ‘Theliay the Turned Dayglo’, and The Stranglers? ‘< ‘i: cheesier numbers, shell outior '1 look around second-hand shops v f 0 Pete Wylie: Siniul (Siren). The . ' message can be iound on the lyrics on, side two: ‘You and me, we can rule . world’. And that’s about the extentoi ; -: -‘ what the Scouse Springsteen has to , say. The enclosed press release

sounds oii about Wylie’s homes.

We’ve been hearing about Wylie’s‘ homes ior live years, and we can . some oi them on the album: ; . the Dylanesque wordplay and m le- on ‘loureieveniortyiour’. The bits urat aren’t Wylie’s homes or Wylle’s bravado are hi-tech studio sludge. All a bit oi a bore, really. Living on borrowed time, Pete?


o The Mint Juleps: Girl to the Pow'efbl} 6 (Still). Raving heard much about Juleps’ six-part harmonies, itwas a‘ " I I little disturbing seeing Paul Morley _ down as co-writer, and Trevor liorrr as producer. indeed, iiorn crashes about as we’ve come to expect, doing them little justice. The all-too-briei B-slde shows their talents oil much better.

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