BO-WEEVILS: A FORGOTTEN CLASSIC OF 1980S GARAGE

THE GORIES claimed this particular song as a big influence, and it’s not hard to understand why. Total stripped-down primitivism, but with a simple, well-played melody in the background that adds some romping bounce where The Gories subtracted chords, structure and skill. These Australians continued for many years beyond this 1986 classic, but to the best of my knowledge this was the single example where they really and truly nailed it.

Play or Download THE BO-WEEVILS – “That Girl” (A-side of 45)

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