The Shop Assistants Discography

The Shop Assistants Discography

Albums ~ Singles ~ Live Shows

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Buba & The Shop Assistants

1983 Something To Do UK 7" (Villa 21 Records): Something To Do; Dreaming Backwards.





The Shop Assistants: Alex Taylor (vocals), David Keegan (guitar), Sarah Kneale (bass), Laura McPhail (drums), Ann Donald (more drums)

Jun 1985 Shopping Parade 7" EP (Subway Organization, SUBWAY 01): All Day Long; Switzerland; All That Ever Mattered; It's Up To You.





Dec 1985 The Legendary Golden Subway Flexi 7" (Subway Organization, FLX). Home Again by The Shop Assistants, Nose Out Of Joint by The Chesterfields.






Feb 1986 Safety Net 7" (53rd & 3rd Records, AGARR 1): Safety Net; Almost Made It; Somewhere In China. 12" (AGARR 112): Safety Net; Almost Made It; Somewhere In China.





1986 I Don't Want To Be Friends With You 7" (Chrysalis/Blue Guitar, AZUR 2): I Don't Want To Be Friends With You; Looking Back. 12" (AZURX 2): I Don't Want To Be Friends With You; Looking Back; All Day Long (Slow Version). Buy UK 7" at Amazon, and UK 12" at Amazon.


Nov 1986 The Shop Assistants/Will Anything Happen UK LP (Chrysalis, AZLP 2): I Don't Want To Be Friends With You; All Day Long; Before I Wake; Caledonain Rd.; All That Ever Mattered; Fixed Grin; Somewhere In China; Train From Kansas City; Home Again; Seems To Be; After Dark; All Of The Time; What A Way To Die; Nature Lover. Buy 180 gram vinyl LP at Amazon.


1986 C86 compilation cassette (NME). Shop Assistants track: It's Up to You. Buy 3 CD edition at Amazon.



The Shop Assistants: Sarah Kneale (vocals), David Keegan (guitar), Laura McPhail (vocals/bass), Margarita (drums).


Jan 1990 Here It Comes Dutch 7" (Avalanche Records, AGAP 001): Here It Comes; I`d Rather Be With You. Dutch 12" (AGAP 001T): Here It Comes; Too Much Adrenalin; I'd Rather Be With You; Look Out. Dutch 3" CD (AGAP 001 CD): Here It Comes; Too Much Adrenalin; I'd Rather Be With You; Look Out. Note: Limited edition 7" box adds You Trip Me Up flexidisc. Buy 7" single at Amazon.

Jan 1990 You Trip Me Up flexidisc (Avalanche Records, FLX886): You Trip Me Up; The Other One. Note: available with The Legend! fanzine and Here It Comes limited 7" box set.




Jan 1990 Stoned Again: A Tribute to the Stones UK compilation LP (Imaginary Records, ILLUSION 006), CD (ILLCD600). Shop Assistants track: Respectable. Buy LP at Amazon.


1990 Big E Power Dutch 7" (Avalanche Records, AGAP 003): Big E Power; One More Time. 12" (AGAP 003T): Big E Power; She Said; One More Time; Big E Power (Live in Manchester, Big Flares Mix). 3" CD (AGAP 003CD): Big E Power; She Said; One More Time; Big E Power (Live in Manchester, Big Flares Mix). Buy 7" single at Amazon, 12" single at Amazon.


1997 Will Anything Happen/Shop Assistants UK CD (Overground, OVER62CD): I Don't Want To Be Friends With You; All Day Long; Before I Wake; Caledonian Rd.; All That Ever Mattered; Fixed Grin; Somewhere In China; Train From Kansas City; Home Again; Seems To Be; After Dark; All Of The Time; What A Way To Die; Nature Lover; Looking Back; All Day Long (Slow Version). Reissued on Cherry Red Records (CDM RED 374) in 2008. Buy CD at Amazon.


2007 Shop Assistants Anthology (1985-1986) digital collection (iTunes): I Don't Want To Be Friends With You; All Day Long; Before I Wake; Caledonian Rd.; All That Ever Mattered; Fixed Grin; Somewhere in China; Train From Kansas City; Home Again; Seems To Be; All of the Time; What a Way to Die; Nature Lover; Looking Back; All Day Long (Slow Version); Safety Net; Almost Made It; Somewhere in China.


Everything Will Happen (a fan-produced collection of non-album tracks): Something To Do; Dreaming Backwards; Switzerland; It's Up To You ; Safety Net; Almost Made It; Train From Kansas City (New Version); Respectable; Here It Comes; I'd Rather Be With You; Too Much Adrenalin; Look Out; You Trip Me Up; The Other One; Big E Power; One More Time; She Said; Big E Power (live); The Ace Of Spades (Demo).





Sessions


John Peel Session, October 21, 1985: Almost Made It; Somewhere In China; Safety Net; All That Ever Mattered.

Demo February, 1986: Ace Of Spades (Motorhead cover!).

John Peel Session, December 6, 1986: Fixed Grin; I Don't Wanna Be Friends With You; Ace Of Spades; Before I Wake.

Janice Long Session: All Of The Time; Home Again; Nature Lover; Looking Back; What A Way To Die.




Known Live Shows


Stirling University, April 12, 1985: Something To Do ("Just Practicing"); Something To Do; Safety Net; Somewhere In China; All Of The Time; All Day Long; It's Up To You; All That Ever Mattered ("The Short Version"); Nature Lover; Switzerland.

Electric Ballroom, September 9, 1985: Intro; Safety Net; All That Ever Mattered; Looking Back; It's Up To You; Somewhere In China; What A Way To Die; All Day Long; Switzerland; Almost Made It.

Coventry Polytechnic, February 4, 1986: Safety Net; All That Ever Mattered; Looking Back; Fixed Grin; What A Way To Die; All Day Long; Ace Of Spades; Almost Made It.

Bull & Gate, Kentish Town, London, February 26, 1986: Intro; All Day Long; Home Again; All That Ever Mattered; Fixed Grin; What A Way To Die; Looking Back; Nature Lover; Safety Net; Switzerland; Almost Made It; Something To Do; All Day Long.

Bay 63, London March 26, 1986: All Day Long; Home Again; Looking Back; All That Ever Mattered; Somewhere In China; What A Way To Die; Fixed Grin; Caledonian Road; Safety Net; Switzerland; Almost Made It; Something To Do; All Day Long; Nature Lover.

Hamburg KIR, April 17, 1986: All Day Long; Home Again; Looking Back; All That Ever Mattered; Somewhere In China; What A Way To Die; Fixed Grin; Caledonian Road; Saftety Net; Nature Lover; Switzerland; Almost Made It; All Day Long; Safety Net.

ICA, London, June 28, 1986: Almost Made It; All That Ever Mattered; Home Again; Looking Back; Somewhere In China; Before I Wake; What A Way To Die; Fixed Grin; Caledonian Rd.; Train From Kansas City; Switzerland; All Day Long; Safety Net; Something To Do; Nature Lover; Safety Net; Home Again; Switzerland.

WOMAD, July, 1986: What A Way To Die; Fixed Grin; Caledonian Road; Seems To Be; Nature Lover; Almost Made It; Train From Kansas City; Safety Net; Something To Do; Switzerland (cut).

ULU, London, October 3, 1986: All Day Long; Home Again; Looking Back; All That Ever Mattered; Unto God; It's Up To You; Fixed Grin; What A Way To Die; Caledonian Rd.; I Don't Want To Be Friends With You; Seems To Be; Nature Lover; Safety Net; Train From Kansas City; Something To Do; Switzerland.

Dienze Futurama, October 5, 1986: All Day Long; Home Again; Looking Back; All That Ever Mattered; It's Up To You; Before I Wake; Nature Lover; Fixed Grin; Caledonian Road; I Don't Wanna Be Friends With You; Seems To Be; Nature Lover; Safety Net.


The Fizzbombs Discography


1987 Sign On The Line 7" (Narodnik Records NRK 003): Sign On The Line...; The Words That.





1987 The Wild Rumpus UK 7" flexidisc (Wild Rumpus SHEP001). Fizzbombs: You Worry Me. Jesse Garon And The Desperadoes: Hank Williams Is Dead.





1987 The Surfin' Winter E.P. UK 7" (Calculus KIT 002): Surfaround; [7" version] Beach Party; Blue Summer.
UK 12" (Calculus KIT002T): Surfaround [12" version]; Test Pilot; Blue Summer; Beach Party; Cherry Cherry (Neil Diamond).





Janice Long BBC Radio Session: Blue Summer; Cherry Cherry; Not As Simple As That; Beach Party.
Lineup: Katy McCullars (vocals), Margarita Vasquez-Ponte (guitar/vocals), Sarah Kneale (bass), Angus McPake (drums).



The Secret Goldfish Discography


1995 Seasick UK 7" single (Creeping Bent, bent 004): Seasick; Venus Bonding/Erotic Mars. Buy 7" single at Amazon.

1996 Mars Bonding/Venus Bonding split UK 7" (Creeping Bent, bent 006). Venus Bonding by The Secret Goldfish; Mars Bonding by Spacehopper. Buy 7" at Amazon.


1996 Aqua-Pet...You Make Me UK CD (Creeping Bent, bent 012): Come Undone; Tartan Envy; The Boy Who Left Home to Learn Fear; Pet Thang; Dandelion Milk Summer; Venus Bonding: Erotic Mars; I Will See You Through; I Left One Out, Where Did It Go; Seasick; Glass Mountain; The Catalyst; Strawberry Street; Another Short Song About Love and Loss; Bandovian Curve. Buy CD at Amazon.


1996 Come Undone UK 7" single (Creeping Bent, bent 008): Come Undone; Everywhere That You Go. Buy 7" at Amazon.


1996 Venus Bonding EP UK 7" single (Creeping Bent, bent 018): Venus Bonding; This Arseholes Been Burned Too Many Times Before; Blue Sky Yesterday. Buy 7" EP at Amazon.


1997 Dandelion Milk Summer UK 7" single (Creeping Bent, bent 016): Dandelion Milk Summer; Christmas in Mount Florida. Dandelion Milk Summer E.K.O.K. EP UK CD (bent 016): Dandelion Milk Summer; Sunless; Ambulance; Afterhours/Intuition Told Me. Buy CD at Amazon.


1997 Tartan Envy UK 7" single (Creeping Bent, bent 020): Tartan Envy; Rude Awakening; Allegro. Buy 7" at Amazon.


1997 Creeping Bent Singles Club #2 UK split 7" single (Creeping Bent, bent 024). Give Him a Great Big Kiss by The Secret Goldfish; Automobile by Policecat.


1997 Jet Streams UK CD (Marina Records, ma 26): This Arsehole's Been Burned Too Many Times Before; Casanova Killer; Ambulance; Give Him a Great Big Kiss; Wasted in Carluke; Blue Sky Yesterday; Sunless; Tartan Envy (Luv N Haight Version); Allegro; Come As You Are; Rude Awakening; Everywhere That You Go; Pink Drone; Afterhours/Intuition Told Me. Buy UK CD at Amazon.


1997 Creeping Bent Singles Club #6 UK split 7" single (Creeping Bent, bent 032). Punk Drone by The Secret Goldfish; Kipper Lynch by Scientific Support Dept. Buy 7" at Amazon.


1998 Somewhere in China UK pink vinyl 7" single (Elefant, ER-193): Somewhere in China; X-Boyfriend. Buy 7" at Amazon.


1999 Somewhere in the World EP UK CD (bent 038cd): Somewhere in the World; Top of the World; Pink World. Buy CD at Amazon.


1999 Mink Riots UK CD (Creeping Bent, bent 044cd): You're Funny 'Bout That, Aren't You?; Somewhere In The World; Laughing Inside; Scenecruiser; Honestly, It Was Nothing; 4 Excited People; Take My Hand; Hey! Mr Fox; Elevate #2; Pink Drone. Buy CD at Amazon.


1999 Creeping Bent split UK 7" single (Creeping Bent, bent 042). Walter Tevis by The Nectarine No. 9; You're Funny 'Bout That Aren't You? by The Secret Goldfish.


1999 Creeping Bent split UK 7" single (Creeping Bent, bent 048). Place We Used to Live by Vic Goddard; 4 Excited People by The Secret Goldfish.


2014 Petal Split UK CD (Creeping Bent). Forthcoming album.



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