How Bizarre is 20 years old. In fact a little older now even. When I was asked to write a book about important/favourite songs I was encouraged to make it a personal selection but there was a list supplied of obvious contenders. Top of that list was How Bizarre.
Caroline, Rob and I formed the Spines in early 1981 and we started getting gigs straight away. We rehearsed a lot too and were searching out our own sound – they both played professionally in a jazz band as well at the time and we were always tight but experimental. When Bryan Staff moved to […]
How Bizarre: Pauly Fuemana and The Song That Stormed The World Simon Grigg Awa Press When I interviewed Simon Grigg for my book, On Song he told me, in speaking about the song How Bizarre that he was working on a book – he wasn’t sure if that book would ever happen, would see the […]
Simon Grigg has worn many hats in the music industry – club owner, label owner, DJ, producer, publisher, broadcaster. He helped form The Suburban Reptiles, launched the independent record labels, Propeller Records, Furtive Records, Stimulant, Huh! and most recently was appointed Creative Director of AudioCulture. You can check out his own site here for more […]