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The Saints, 999: The Nashville, London

Live Review by Paul Rambali, New Musical Express, July 1977

THERE IS A TEMPTATION to regard The Saints as comic. This stems from a number of idiosyncratic things about them, not least of which is ...

Is Gaye Well Equipped? Will These Boys Show You Their Equipment?

Report and Interview by Rosalind Russell, Record Mirror, October 1977

How easy is it to start your own band? How much does it cost? Rosalind Russell looks at 999's equipment and goes round the shops ...

999: Paradiso, Amsterdam

Live Review by Paul Morley, New Musical Express, February 1978

999 ARE A heavy-pop quartet signed favourably to United Artists. They are, in effect, on the verge of some kind of breakthrough. A likeable bunch ...

999: Briefing For Direct Action

Report and Interview by Jeremy Gluck, Sounds, April 1978

I WOULD HAVE LAUGHED at you for saying as much to me before, but Liverpool, with all its cool, uninspiring streets and grey sky has ...

999: Separates

Review by Ian Penman, New Musical Express, October 1978

AND YES, this unfortunately is where it separates. 999's second album – always a fateful thing – and the illusory packaging hides a regression. ...

999: Feelin' Alright With the Crew

Profile and Interview by Jon Young, Trouser Press, June 1979

ANYONE WHO SEES more than one rock show a year knows that a lot of the glitter wears off after the first few times. Which ...

Footnote Archives: 999

Retrospective by Dave Thompson, Goldmine, May 2006

THE ODD thing about the history of punk is, it's very easy to forget some of its best progenitors. ...

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