Formats and Editions
Demon Records are delighted to announce the release of Haircut 100% Live! Hammersmith Odeon Spring 1982 for Record Store Day 2023, released with full co-operation of the band. Haircut 100% Live! Hammersmith Odeon Spring 1982 is an in-concert album that highlights the group at the summit of their powers Ė high speed funk, to-die for pop and sweet melodies against the backdrop of Haircutmania. No overdubs and the high-octane energy of youth. The group moved from being London underground darlings to chart sensations in less than six months, and within a year had disappeared into popís ether, leaving behind one memorable album and four Top 10 UK singles, but many have said that the real way to experience the power of the Haircuts was to see them play live.
Pressed on zinging translucent red vinyl, Haircut 100% Live! Hammersmith Odeon Spring 1982 is an absolute must for all fans of frenetic funky fabulous melodic pop. This recently unearthed recording was part of the acclaimed Pelican West 40 CD set.
It includes their cover version of set opener Low Rider by War, where the group all appeared on stage one-by-one. Inner bag contains snapshots taken at the Hammersmith gig and after show on 1 April 1982 from guitarist Graham Jonesí personal archive. Mastered by Phil Kinrade at AIR Mastering.
1. LOW RIDER
2. BAKED BEANS
3. FAVOURITE SHIRTS (BOY MEETS GIRL)
4. CALLING CAPTAIN AUTUMN
5. MILK FILM
6. SNOW GIRL
1. LEMON FIREBRIGADE
2. FANTASTIC DAY
3. LOVEíS GOT ME IN TRIANGLES
4. LOVE PLUS ONE
5. KINGSIZE (YOUíRE MY LITTLE STEAM WHISTLE)