Wheeltappers And Shunters (LP)
Hear ye, hear ye! Roll up, roll up! Welcome to Wheeltappers and Shunters!
After an unprecedented seven year break, Clinic, Liverpool's cherished post-punk pop experimentalists return with album number eight, released on May 10th, by Domino. The unusual name is taken from the long-forgotten 1970s ITV variety show The Wheeltappers and Shunters Social Club, compered by Bernard Manning, which recreated the smoky, boozy atmosphere of Northern working men's clubs for a sofa-bound audience.
1. Laughing Cavalier
3. Rubber Bullets
5. Ferryboat of the Mind
8. Flying Fish
9. Be Yourself/Year of the Sadist
12. New Equations at the Copacabana