Punk Cake

Posted: March 9th, 2018 under Vinyl.

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This section relies largely or entirely on a single source. Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page. 1983, but the single found limited success. The accompanying album, recorded for Beggars’ Banquet, was entitled A Word to the Wise Guy. It was critically acclaimed, but sold poorly and the band were again dropped.

By 1986, having ditched his backing ensemble, Wylie had a solo hit with “Sinful! In 1990, a single called “Imperfect List” was released under the project name of Big Hard Excellent Fish. The spoken-word track is a list of 64 least favourite people and things read by Wylie’s then girlfriend and collaborator Josie Jones. The list was compiled by Wylie and the track was recorded by Robin Guthrie of the Cocteau Twins, although Wylie is not credited on the record. The list ranges from “Adolf Hitler” to “Lost Keys”. It’s Grim Up North” featuring Wylie on vocals. This version was a club-only release.