8 living legs

Short lived flying nun band who contributed a brilliant track to the last rhumba compilation (a live single-night recording on flying nun), and split an ep with flak in 1984. In 2005 the failsafe label released ‘false sense of security’ and ‘five yards ahead’ (a live recording) – two new albums compiling lost material from the eight living legs back catelogue (as part of their ‘retrogenic’ series).

discography
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  • emigration 12″ split ep [1984 w/ flak flying nunFLEG001]
  • false sense of security [2005 failsafe065CD]
  • five yards ahead

flak

early nun band who’s sole (commercial) release was a split ep with 8 living legs that had major production issues (the australian printing press accidentally dropped the first song! – as documented in matthew bannisters’ positively george street). flak also released a cassette on paul lurkers industrial tapes home-taping label.
discography
picks in bold