Skids

The Skids were a Scottish New Wave/modern-rock band that released four albums and assorted shortplayers on Virgin between 1978 and 1981. Bill Nelson produced and played keyboards on their 1979 second album Days in Europa. Guitarist Stuart Adamson departed after the third album to form Big Country. Members: Richard Jobson (vocals, guitar), Stuart Adamson (guitar, […]

Skids ‎– Days in Europa (1979)

Days in Europa is the second album by Scottish New Wave/Celt rockers the Skids, produced by Bill Nelson and released in 1979 on Virgin. The vacated drummer’s seat is held for this release by Blitz impresario Rusty Egan. Tracklist: A1. “Animation” (4:27) A2. “Charade” (4:00) A3. “Dulce et Decorum Est (Pro Patria Mori)” (4:34) A4. […]

The Armoury Show

The Armoury Show was a British new wave rock band that released the album Waiting for the Floods on Parlophone in 1985. They were a supergroup comprised of ex-members of the Skids and Magazine. Members: Richard Jobson (vocals), Russell Webb (bass), John McGeoch (guitar, 1983-86), John Doyle (drums, 1983-86), Ray McVeigh (guitar, 1986), Ray Weston […]