The Planets

The Planets was an English new wave band that released the 1979–80 Rialto albums Goon Hilly Down and Spot. Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Steve Lindsey formed the band after three albums with Deaf School. He recorded Goon Hilly Down with assorted musicians and formed a quartet for Spot. Members: Steve Lindsey (vocals, bass), Tony Wimshurst (guitar, […]

The Planets ‎– Goon Hilly Down (1979)

Goon Hilly Down is the first of two albums by Liverpudlian New Wave combo The Planets, released in 1979 on Rialto. Stateside, the album was issued eponymously on Motown. Tracklist: A1. “Iron for the Iron” (3:41) A2. “Mile High” (3:51) A3. “A Minute Ago” (0:00) A4. “Lines” (4:00) B1. “Break It to Me Gently” (3:05) […]