Playing your biggest hit/best known song more than once during a show is never a good thing. When The Undertones nonchalantly play ‘Teenage Kicks’ as their tenth song, it’s perfect. It’s a true punk rock moment. Guitarist Damian O’Neill dedicates it to someone in the crowd before being reprimanded by singer Paul McLoone for the […]
-The Undertones kick off their first ever Australian tour with a show at Triffid in Brisbane, with support from Shandy and The Manarays.
Oh, yes. Hell yes. These gals are talkin’ my language. Two minute tunes, beefy riffs, catchy tunes, handclaps. A local critic penned the quip “Thin Lizzy all up in yr grill” and I concur. To an extent. Can ya feel it? The heart and soul and power [pop] of rock and roll at its diamond […]
I want to fuck the world and make love to its remains. Always.
He out-Lurkers the fucken’ Lurkers, you understand? Do you feel me? HE OUT-LURKERS THE FUCKEN’ LURKERS!
Speaking as a Ramones and Undertones fan, I love a bit of self-parody, me. As long as it’s done straight.
Seems to me I most listen to music most any hour, don’t matter day, don’t matter night.
To celebrate the fact my formative influence Patrik Fitzgerald has befriended me on Facebook, and was even nice enough to “like” a recent Thin Kids video, I figured it’s long overdue that I pay tribute to him here. This particular song I’m posting had a major effect on me when I first heard it back […]
Like it says on the card. Here we have a video showing The Undertones recording ‘Teenage Kicks’. Zowee, baby! I’m a little confused as to the dating, though. Surely, the single came out in 1978.