What's a favorite record? I think its not just a great record musically but also one that had some kind of positive impact on your life. It was in the days of post punk, chaos punk and Oi Oi and dark and cold wave that at once this record appeared full of warmth, positive emotion an quircky as hell. It was the debut album of the Television Personalities led by Dan Treacy. It came to me as a shock and also was one of the reasons I wanted to start a band. Perhaps in retrospect its justa nice pop lp but the moment it appeared it was totally different from anything that was made. Songs about small life, your sister, stupid parties, your underground heroes all with a warm sense of humour and lyrically really sharp observations. Sound is very sixties alike but no 60s album sounds like this. As Joe Foster once told me, a lot of the musicians involved were fantastic. The LP just turned out this way. What can I say more... I just spoke the plain truth! Check it out if you dare! Their first 4 LP's are all winners, anwyay to me....
News from grey
The store has opened again!
The periodical lockdown has ended on 1 december so our Antwerp Store , Korte Nieuwstraat 6, has opened again. WE're still working on our store appearance. Check out this beautiful Indian 'curtain' that creates the right treasure look we aim at. Very cool. Do visit us when you're in the neighbourhood!
Little pile of deleted 1989 45's available for sale again
IN 1989 the Four One and Only's had a 45 released in Germany on the Roman Cabbage label from the Buss brothers. Only a 300 press and long gone. A German friend found a small stash of it in NM conditions so they're available again through our site. Please get in touch if you're interested.
The Oers Image of an adult
Clip from a tune Rianne and me, owners of Grey, recorded 4 years ago as the Oers. We called ourselves after our friend Marien van Oers (RIP) who played an abstract role in us gettin' together. The LP we wrote in one evening in New Castle and we recorded it in two days with friends. We pressed 100 LP's four years ago and haussed them in Silk sleeves. Music and fashion meeting. Very soon 'In the Red' Records USA will release it on the American market making us feel very proud. Stay tuned and updated. We'll sell copies through our site.
The Oers soon to be released on 'In the Red' Records
Grey release the Oers '111' to be released in the US on 'In the Red' records soon.
Well? What do you think?