Saturday, July 31, 2010

AK Band - Manhole Kids LP (1981)

This isn't hard to find in the back alley shops of the internet and, yet, it took me many years before I ever got around to getting myself a copy. In the end I didn't have to buy it because it was posted on a blog called Rip it Up which has since transmogrified into the blog Fade2Grey.

1 Round and Round
2 8-3-12
3 Walnuts-Molteazerz
4 Over You
5 Too Long a Night
6 Sole Survivor
7 Mister President
8 Nothing's Happening
9 Sea of Smarm
10 Manhole Kids

If you aren't familiar with their sound they sound very much like the Police without sounding like a rip-off of them.

"Round and Round"



bristolboy said...

really like "nothings happening" - my pick of the bunch!!

Tone and Wave said...

Don't get me wrong - it is a good song but if I had to guess which of these songs you would have picked I would have thought Sea of Smarm was more up your alley.

I have no real basis for thinking that but that's the one I would have went with.

bristolboy said...

there's a bit too much "fret wank" in sea of smarm

olaph said...

hey there,

many thx for this download. i owned the lp in the early 80s and lost it some years later. looked for it for many years and now i got it.

many many thx again!!!