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    Posted: July 19 2005 at 20:43

Hi everybody,

I just want to know if anybody is familiar with this band, in which Mick Farren played.

Their first album,    PTOOFF!   ,     is a mixture of prog and underground music, a lot of band took inspiration from it (SEX PISTOLS, MOTORHEAD).

Has anybody ever heard it?     (or other albums of their discography     )

IMO they' re very progressive, a mixture of acid folk and psychedelia. Nice band and nice compositions. Let me know if you ever heard of them.

___BYE___

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Yes, I have 'Ptoof!' and their eponymous third album, and I enjoy them considerably- they feature some great heavy psych rock with political overtones. I think of them as a forerunner to bands like The Edgar Broughton Band and The Pink Fairies, who most of The Deviants, um, deviated to later. I think prog fans would like these albums myself; I'd call them loosely progressive rock.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 21 2005 at 08:50

Mick Farren wrote a autobiography set during the period of The (Social) Deviants coming and going:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0712667326/qid=1121 950079/sr=1-6/ref=sr_1_11_6/202-0064998-4346254

Sample track Billy The Monster on Ars Longa Vita Brevis compilation issued by Castle/Santuary Records:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00008YGVN/o/qid=11 21950139/sr=2-2/ref=sr_bt_2/202-0064998-4346254

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: July 21 2005 at 08:56
Originally posted by salmacis salmacis wrote:

Yes, I have 'Ptoof!' and their eponymous third album, and I enjoy them considerably- they feature some great heavy psych rock with political overtones. I think of them as a forerunner to bands like The Edgar Broughton Band and The Pink Fairies, who most of The Deviants, um, deviated to later. I think prog fans would like these albums myself; I'd call them loosely progressive rock.

 

Should have added, I have a couple  PTOOF LP covers (sans LPs, which came as display covers into the record shop I worked, way back when), each fold out to a 24" by 36" poster, in the style of Roy Lichstenstein work (or was it Lichstenstein's anyway???)

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: August 01 2005 at 21:38
i'm glad to see there' s someone else who listen to them. Great. yes their covers are awesome!
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