Trash: A Spanner In The Works
Ralph Traitor, Sounds, 30 April 1983
ONE DAY soon the borough fathers of Brixton will unveil a plaque outside the Garage, Friday night fixture at The Frontline Theatre. A dignified crowd, clad in torn leather, soiled denim, Chelsea boots and button-down shirts, will look on respectfully as slowly the gilded curtain is drawn to reveal, engraved on shinning brass, a simple dedication: "Trash Lived Here 1983". The band will strike up a hideously discordant rendition of the penultimate garage band anthem 'Louie, Louie', recorded unaspiringly by The Kingsmen for a measly $43 in Washington State a full score years ago.
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