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Band formed in 1978, for four years of organised chaos..determined not to 'sell out', have fun and 'blow every other band that came into contact with them...off!!..either with good tunes...attitude or shaving foam on paper plates with 100's and 1000's sprinkled on top and used as a precursor to tiswas as custard pies (quentin turmite et al 1977).Tubby Pickles was soon on the scene as manager. teenagers with bad breath and no attitude. leaving a right mess everywhere they went. left the wenches to tidy up afterwards (sheep face 1972) great tunes on the crest of a massive punky wave. who's surfing now? answered an ad in sounds magazine for guaranteed gigs in manchester. went to NW arts on king street on a tuesday night on the x43 from burnley with wide kex ...we were kids ...haggis was a soul boy at the time.. the manchester musicians collective...ooh that funky beat ! met other unknowns at the time...martin hannet..frantic elevators....fall , joy division, spherical objects... hilda ogden..a cerain ratio..buzzcocks...and true to their word word played 'band on the wall' ...twice ...once witha ninety year old trombonist.. the second time we were approached by dave bentley and he wanted to make 1000 singles and so DEATH TO DISCO was born bing bong! complete with wallpaper sleeve synth no bass and full on! Played regularly around Manchester ...and the North...supported The Undertones, The Clash, and er Mick Hucknall..when he was a frantic elevator...god did he sell out big time?...blew them all off completely we were the real punk underclass.. appeared on BBC 2's ARENA progamme at FUTURAMA fest 1980 in Leeds find it on youtube... a big two fingers to everyone... let's dance and have FUN! absolutely nothing to do with the pretentious factory records bollocks and were more influenced by steve diggle and the wonderful buzzcocks!...rezillos.... we were young fools... funky punks , drunk and staggering! approached by dave bentley on our second appearance for manchester musicians collective at band on the wall 1978 for first record deal: 1st Release Death to Disco on Bent records March 79....where are you now dave bentley? Gary Brown joins on Bass...stolen from the pathetix(the sensies arch rivals) with promise of better tunes and 8 pints of Tetleys . The music gets better.. the 'sensies are getting two coachloads of fans travelling to their gigs and making a 'bit of a stir' wherever they go'. (billy jacobs, burnley express may12 1979 ) they answer an ad in sounds and soon find themselves in a tent in market drayton...covered in flies and a swarm of other various unindentifiable insects. its redball records! 2nd single Im in Love with Margaret Thatcher reaches no1 in independent charts...b side Teenage Revolution and garry bushells band of the week (its like rocking horse shit in both sound and in its rarity. Met a man called Simon Wagbeard wearing dungarees in a pub in Colne. who ousted Tubby to become our new manager.... Recorded John Peel session early 1980 ...maida vale...got banned from there too...someone who shant be mentioned nicked a microphone...you know who you are! Appeared at Futurama festival, Queens Hall in Leeds September 14th 1980...gary glitter and u2 ...too! what a lethal combination....don't even go there!...a BBC2 ARENA feature one of the rare glimpses of the Notsensibles on TV. Album Instant Classic released same year rated five stars by Sounds magazine. Followed by full page interview by Gary Bushell.(his band of the week).(the sensies arch rival) originally on BENT RECORDS the reissue front cover was designed and drawn by Alan Whalley aka Boffo...later of Chumbawamba fame...aided by haggis bunking off school and providing brews and stuff...see if you can see yourself in it! :).. look out for an early appearance by danbert nobacon in his seminal 'ploppy was a man he was a drumming man'. Appeared at Electric Ballroom August 1981, with Splodgenessabounds (the sensies arch rivals)and Peter and the Test Tube Babies, followed by tour of scout huts in remote locations.Max is proper scared of haggis. The sensies were let loose in Letcliffe park, Barnoldswick , Lancashire amid cries of disgust and horror among the locals and calls for the linching of the head honcho of Pendle borough councils leisure service department.(Barnoldswick and Earby Times) Supported many pressure groups including the right for dogs and their owners to crap in the park. Released I am the Bishop/Telephone Rings again, produced by Paul Fox (RIP) of the Ruts and later covered in the 21st century by a band ive forgotten the name of '''oooh the Zodiac Killers..from San Franscico....how weird is that??!! Sage quits in October 1981 and is replaced on guitar by Paul Wright. Haggis no longer looks like FA CUP HEAD and everybody starts liking him Band stagger on for another few months and decide to take a break, after a storming gig at Coventry Polytechnic in March 1982. you're staggering!...you're not bad yerself! The break went on and on until August 1996 with a reappearance at the first Wasted/Holidays in the Sun festival in Blackpool, with Scott Wilkinson (Walter Mitty's Head) replacing Paul Wright on guitar. More hibernation until August 2005 and a successful reunion ...original line up at the 25th anniversary of the Railway Workers what a buzz was had by all! :) still cutting the mustard...notsensibles have this year blown slf and sod off the stage and are on fire! Currently working in the studio for imminently prolonged release of new stuff...that was three years ago and the sensies (you heard it here first) have now reached 2008 and are officially 30 years old coo err! notsensibles.net oh boy ...i'm in fashion original non sell outs with some top tunes...fans include the ruts jello biafra and mick hucknall
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About Not Sensibles

Band formed in 1978, for four years of organised chaos..determined not to 'sell out', have fun and 'blow every other band that came into contact with them...off!!..either with good tunes...attitude or shaving foam on paper plates with 100's and 1000's sprinkled on top and used as a precursor to tiswas as custard pies (quentin turmite et al 1977).Tubby Pickles was soon on the scene as manager. teenagers with bad breath and no attitude. leaving a right mess everywhere they went. left the wenches to tidy up afterwards (sheep face 1972) great tunes on the crest of a massive punky wave. who's surfing now? answered an ad in sounds magazine for guaranteed gigs in manchester. went to NW arts on king street on a tuesday night on the x43 from burnley with wide kex ...we were kids ...haggis was a soul boy at the time.. the manchester musicians collective...ooh that funky beat ! met other unknowns at the time...martin hannet..frantic elevators....fall , joy division, spherical objects... hilda ogden..a cerain ratio..buzzcocks...and true to their word word played 'band on the wall' ...twice ...once witha ninety year old trombonist.. the second time we were approached by dave bentley and he wanted to make 1000 singles and so DEATH TO DISCO was born bing bong! complete with wallpaper sleeve synth no bass and full on! Played regularly around Manchester ...and the North...supported The Undertones, The Clash, and er Mick Hucknall..when he was a frantic elevator...god did he sell out big time?...blew them all off completely we were the real punk underclass.. appeared on BBC 2's ARENA progamme at FUTURAMA fest 1980 in Leeds find it on youtube... a big two fingers to everyone... let's dance and have FUN! absolutely nothing to do with the pretentious factory records bollocks and were more influenced by steve diggle and the wonderful buzzcocks!...rezillos.... we were young fools... funky punks , drunk and staggering! approached by dave bentley on our second appearance for manchester musicians collective at band on the wall 1978 for first record deal: 1st Release Death to Disco on Bent records March 79....where are you now dave bentley? Gary Brown joins on Bass...stolen from the pathetix(the sensies arch rivals) with promise of better tunes and 8 pints of Tetleys . The music gets better.. the 'sensies are getting two coachloads of fans travelling to their gigs and making a 'bit of a stir' wherever they go'. (billy jacobs, burnley express may12 1979 ) they answer an ad in sounds and soon find themselves in a tent in market drayton...covered in flies and a swarm of other various unindentifiable insects. its redball records! 2nd single Im in Love with Margaret Thatcher reaches no1 in independent charts...b side Teenage Revolution and garry bushells band of the week (its like rocking horse shit in both sound and in its rarity. Met a man called Simon Wagbeard wearing dungarees in a pub in Colne. who ousted Tubby to become our new manager.... Recorded John Peel session early 1980 ...maida vale...got banned from there too...someone who shant be mentioned nicked a microphone...you know who you are! Appeared at Futurama festival, Queens Hall in Leeds September 14th 1980...gary glitter and u2 ...too! what a lethal combination....don't even go there!...a BBC2 ARENA feature one of the rare glimpses of the Notsensibles on TV. Album Instant Classic released same year rated five stars by Sounds magazine. Followed by full page interview by Gary Bushell.(his band of the week).(the sensies arch rival) originally on BENT RECORDS the reissue front cover was designed and drawn by Alan Whalley aka Boffo...later of Chumbawamba fame...aided by haggis bunking off school and providing brews and stuff...see if you can see yourself in it! :).. look out for an early appearance by danbert nobacon in his seminal 'ploppy was a man he was a drumming man'. Appeared at Electric Ballroom August 1981, with Splodgenessabounds (the sensies arch rivals)and Peter and the Test Tube Babies, followed by tour of scout huts in remote locations.Max is proper scared of haggis. The sensies were let loose in Letcliffe park, Barnoldswick , Lancashire amid cries of disgust and horror among the locals and calls for the linching of the head honcho of Pendle borough councils leisure service department.(Barnoldswick and Earby Times) Supported many pressure groups including the right for dogs and their owners to crap in the park. Released I am the Bishop/Telephone Rings again, produced by Paul Fox (RIP) of the Ruts and later covered in the 21st century by a band ive forgotten the name of '''oooh the Zodiac Killers..from San Franscico....how weird is that??!! Sage quits in October 1981 and is replaced on guitar by Paul Wright. Haggis no longer looks like FA CUP HEAD and everybody starts liking him Band stagger on for another few months and decide to take a break, after a storming gig at Coventry Polytechnic in March 1982. you're staggering!...you're not bad yerself! The break went on and on until August 1996 with a reappearance at the first Wasted/Holidays in the Sun festival in Blackpool, with Scott Wilkinson (Walter Mitty's Head) replacing Paul Wright on guitar. More hibernation until August 2005 and a successful reunion ...original line up at the 25th anniversary of the Railway Workers what a buzz was had by all! :) still cutting the mustard...notsensibles have this year blown slf and sod off the stage and are on fire! Currently working in the studio for imminently prolonged release of new stuff...that was three years ago and the sensies (you heard it here first) have now reached 2008 and are officially 30 years old coo err! notsensibles.net oh boy ...i'm in fashion original non sell outs with some top tunes...fans include the ruts jello biafra and mick hucknall
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Genres:
Punk

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