Cuban Heels

Cuban Heels were a Scottish New Wave/rock band from Glasgow that debuted with a standalone single on self-press Housewive’s Choice in 1978. Following a lineup reshuffle, the band released the album Work Our Way to Heaven on Virgin in 1981. Vocalist John Milarky initially fronted punkers Johnny & the Self Abusers, which ultimately morphed into Simple Minds.

Members: John Milarky (vocals), Paul Armour (bass), Laurie Cuffe (guitar), David Duncan (drums), Nick Clarke (bass)


  • “Downtown” / “Smok Walk” (1978)
  • Work Our Way to Heaven (1981)
  • “Sweet Charity” / “Pay As You Go” (1981)

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