Observation City

by The Mars Bastards

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This was most of the proposed 'Observation City' album that was being assembled by The Mars Bastards before the devastating news that West Coast had won the 1992 Grand Final filtered through and all further plans were ultimately abandoned. Presented finally in all its compressed glory - here are the 12 tracks that survived along with a bonus 'live' track from the late era 'Bastards.

Not so much a bridge between The Rainyard and Header (The Rainyard were really the bridge between The Rainyard and Header), the 'Bastards were more a cul de sac where the members sat curb-side and drank warming Emu from the carton.

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released April 1, 2012

Ian Freeman, Jeff Baker, Gil Bradley, Shaun Lohoar, Mark Scarparolo, Cliff Kent

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The Rainyard Perth, Australia

Like four young Neros scampering about a crumbling Rome, The Rainyard raced out of 1980's Perth with a naiveté you could only cook up with a 3-string violin and a slab of Emu Bitter. Armed with a basket of pop gems penned by the young Mr Coffey they played as though someone else's life depended upon it and capturing those times on the format de la journée - the compact cassette. These are they. ... more

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