Friday, May 03, 2013

C Knox vs Real Groove

Real Groove Sept 1995: FNun acts recreate Abba album cover for Abbasalutely compilation

Chris Knox, Debbie Silvey of Garageland, Fiona McDonald of Headless Chickens, and Andre Brough of Bike/SJF got conned into pretending to be Abba for a day, back in 1995, to plug Flying Nun's Abba tribute album.

I remember when I first heard about this album - Roland from Hallelujah Picassos told me, and said we should learn an Abba song and see if we can get on this comp. We rehearsed On And On And On, but then didn't get picked. The Tall Dwarfs ended up doing that song. And the world was deprived of hearing Hallelujah Picassos covering Abba. Such a great shame.

Chris Knox had a very cool regular comic strip/review malarkey in Real Groove in the mid 90s, here's one of his from 1997...

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