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It must have been great for them to see McCartney dressed as one of them in his film clip. You know you’ve made it when.........A lot of people think they're British, considering them way too quirky and eccentric to be American. I think they've been more successful in Britain too.
Beat the Clock is a great track...
not the worst thing ever.My neighbour Deliverance aka Erik the horsefucker, rents his crib to these dudes as a practice space. I always wondered where the music was coming from. Drummer is an entertainment lawyer. Singer is a comic book illustrator for Mad Cave Studios.
Second tier Canadian rock stars/
Use to listen to that and think, am I the only who recognizes this as a classic?
A mate of mine told me that Wilco Johnson when he was in The Blockheads use to disappear off stage for a couple of lines and come back totally wired. Not convinced that's true, as Wilco had that manic thing sowed into his guitar technique. Ian's son is pretty good too.Seeing Ian and The Blockheads was one of the best concerts I have been to.