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Rezillos

Postby (captsandwich) » Sat Dec 15, 2007 4:35 pm

I spent my high school years (early 80's) in a fairly small, isolated city where it was very difficult to find new music. My best friend & I used to spend Saturday afternoons combing the only used/indie record store in town, buying albums solely on the cover art. This method led us to the discovery of Midnight Oil, The Alarm and countless others. One band we discovered that I loved was the Rezillos. They were very cartoony, but their songs rocked.
Anybody else?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBGSLWKD ... re=related
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Re: Rezillos

Postby (lennon211) » Sat Dec 15, 2007 6:40 pm

The Rezillos are definitely a band that had that cool appeal from the album cover on. Lots of fun to listen to.
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Re: Rezillos

Postby (rictified) » Sat Dec 15, 2007 6:40 pm

Kind of poppy new wavey to me but it's nice to see a band with real amplifiers.
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Re: Rezillos

Postby (wints) » Sat Dec 15, 2007 10:38 pm

We all loved them at school back in '77..
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Re: Rezillos

Postby (expomick) » Sun Dec 16, 2007 12:09 am

Yup. Poppy fun, but at least it wasn't Journey/Kansas/Boston/Rush/Styx/Foreigner/Asia/etc.
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Re: Rezillos

Postby (Happyface) » Sun Dec 16, 2007 12:15 am

Thanks for posting that! The bass solo after the break wasn't the one I remembered, but the song really sounds good live. That is fun!!
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Re: Rezillos

Postby (janglerocker) » Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:56 pm

Gail Warning and Fay Fife. They did it for me.
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Re: Rezillos

Postby (gareth) » Thu Dec 20, 2007 12:56 am

William Mysterious, the bass player on that first album, has been a major infulence on my playing for many years now. He used a Fender Precision bass through a Marshall both close and room miked for that album. I've since got to talk to the Rezillos on a number of occaisions over the last 25 years, and let's just say that if things go as planned, there might be an announcement about a replacement bass player for a US tour next year. In the meantime, here's someone close to my heart boning up on a Rezillos tune. :wink:

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Re: Rezillos

Postby (Happyface) » Thu Dec 27, 2007 1:13 pm

"if things go as planned, there might be an announcement about a replacement bass player for a US tour next year. "

!!! Fingers crossed for you.
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Re: Rezillos

Postby (woodyng) » Thu Dec 27, 2007 4:06 pm

i remember having their lp and liking it a lot---but i sold all my records,turntable,etc., when cd's took over. now that everything's digital,i think i'll check them out again! i still have 10 albums,but they're on the wall in frames....
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Re: Rezillos

Postby (TheBeat) » Tue Jul 22, 2008 3:57 pm

Being Scottish i had the chance to see The Rezillos and The Revillos, who were the band Fay and Eugene Reynolds along with Rocky Rythm (not his real name :lol: ) started when the original band folded. Both were real fun groups but with some interesting sounds when you consider what the majority of punk bands were grinding out. Anyone considering listening to them or replacing vinyl should check out the Double album, single CD that has both the original Cant Stand the Rezillos and the live album that they released at a budget price. least it is here in the UK...the live album contains material from a gig at the Apollo that i attended when 14.
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Re: Rezillos

Postby (scotty) » Tue Jul 22, 2008 4:05 pm

What not another Scot on the forum.Were taking over watch oot guys!!!!!!!!!!
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