New boy

I have a box of cassettes of demos Chris and I made in Camden in the early 80s. This is one from 1984. The song "New boy in town", written around the same time as "Rent", was finished and recorded by us in 2018 and will be included on the next single package. (It's now called "New boy".) Full release details soon. Neil x

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1 June 2020

A new version of "West End girls" has emerged from lockdown.

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