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[ERA : 70s / Punk ]
HINDU GODS ARE CALLING YOU!!! Grown Up Wrong! Records is thrilled beyond belief to present the long-awaited anthology of material by the legendary Lipstick Killers, who blazed a trail in late '70s post-Radio Birdman Sydney before gigging with the likes of the Gun Club and the Flesh Eaters in Los Angeles where they crashed and burned in 1981. The Lipstick Killers released just one single in their life time, the perfect '79 Deniz Tek- produced pairing of Hindu Gods of Love and Shakedown USA on their own Lost in Space Records and in the USA, Greg Shaw's Voxx Records - but a posthumous live album and a couple of archival releases followed. It was all incredible. All that material is included here, as is a plethora of additional stuff, all from the best-available sources (mostly original tapes). The Lipstick Killers' enigmatic and high-energy sound - heavily inspired by the Stooges and the '60s psychedelic punk sounds of bands like the Thirteenth Floor Elevators and the Chocolate Watchband - bridged the gap between Radio Birdman and subsequent Sydney groups like the Sunnyboys (whose first-ever show was opening for the Lipstick Killers), Lime Spiders, Hoodoo Gurus, the Screaming Tribesmen and the Psychotic Turnbuckles. And of course they anticipated generation after generation of other bands with similar things in mind, right up to today's '60s-inspired freaks like The Straight Arrows, The Living Eyes and Thee Oh Sees.
Hindu Gods Of Love * Shakedown USA (Lost In Space/Voxx 45-979/Produced By Deniz Tek) * Sockman * Pensioner Pie * Teen Police * Hindu Gods Of Love (Demo) * Rot In Love * Accidents (Mixdown Studio Demos - 1978) * Shakedown USA * Dying Boy's Crawl * Master's Words * Bully * Teen Police * Wild Weekend * I've Got Levitation * Mercy Killer * Pharmaceutical Au-Go-Go * Human Crash * Crush On You * Hindu Gods Of Love * Head Off * Sock It To Me - Baby! * Sockman * Horizontal Action (Live In Adelaide - May 1979) * New Hard Fun * Mesmerizer * Driving The Special Dead * Bongo Flip * Twilight Of The Idols * Strange Flash * Hide & Seek * Date With A Thing * Liquor Fit (Trafalgar Demos 1980 - Produced By Lobby Loyde) * Dying Boy's Crawl * Driving The Special Dead * Bongo Flip * Strange Flash * Twilight Of The Idols * I've Got Levitation * Date With A Thing * Sock It To Me - Baby! * Shakedown USA * Pharmaceutical Au-Go-Go * Out Of Our Tree * Liquor Fit (Live in Los Angeles - 1981) * Psycho-Surgeons - Horizontal Action * Psycho-Surgeons - Wild Weekend (Wallaby Beat 45 -1978) * Psycho-Surgeons - Falling Apart * Psycho-Surgeons - Crush On You (Rehearsal - 1976)

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