The Wild Swans

The Wild Swans were an English neo-psych band that released the 1982 single “Revolutionary Spirit” on the post-punk Liverpool label Zoo Records. Frontman Paul Simpson teamed with local stalwart Ian Broudie in Care while guitarist Jeremy Kelly and keyboardist Gerard Quinn formed The Lotus Eaters. Simpson reformed Wild Swans for the 1988–90 Sire albums Bringing […]

The Woodentops

The Woodentops were an English art-pop band that released four 1984–85 maxi-singles compiled on Straight Eight Bush-Waker. On Rough Trade, they released the 1986–88 albums Giant and Wooden Foot Cops on the Highway and scored indie hits with “Good Thing,” “Give It Time,” and “Maybe It Won’t Last.” Members: Rolo McGinty (vocals, guitar), Simon Mawby […]