NME 006 – Racket Packet (1983)


Scroll down for links to the tracks ….

A1: Everything But The Girl – “English Rose”

A2: Heartbeat – “Spook Sex”

A3: Madness – “Grey Day (Live)”

A4: Gregory Isaacs – “Love Is Overdue (Live)”

A5: Curtis Mayfield – “Dirty Laundry”

A6: The Republic – “My Spies”


A7: Shriekback – “Mothloop II”

A8: Palais Schaumburg – “Hockey”

A9: Benjamin Zephaniah – “Dis Policeman (Is Kicking Me To Death)”

A10: Eric Bogosian – “Live At The ICA (Extracts)”

More recent …

B1: Orchestre Jazira – “Love”

B2: The Mighty Diamonds – “Lucky”

B3: Imagination – “Follow Me”

B4: Prince Charles and the City Beat Band – “Cash (Cash Money)”

B5: Animal Nightlife – “Shark Fin Soup”

Can’t find this. This link shows the song was recorded for a BBC (non John Peel) session … http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b016kgm4

B6: Lene Lovich – “Never Never Land”

B7: The Box – “Out”

Impossible to find so far. Here’s a track from the same “Secrets Out” LP

B8: The Corporation – “Hard Times”

No sign of this anywhere. For a blow by blow account of its likely merits, check here.

B9: Eddy Grant – “Hello Africa (Live)”

A live version from three years later.

B10: The Bluebells – “Aim In Life”

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