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The Only Ones: Even Serpents Shine (CBS)

Review by Ian Birch, Melody Maker, 1979

SINGLES can often be deceptive signposts for forthcoming albums. When ‘You've Got To Pay’ slipped out a few weeks back, it didn't augur well for ...

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The Only Ones: I Have Seen The Future Of…etc. pt 52

Profile and Interview by Max Bell, New Musical Express, August 1977

"FLARED TROUSERS...FLARED TROUSERS...", the audience at the Marquee taunt brightly. On stage The Only Ones are sticking together the kind of set that makes most ...

The Only Ones: Ones-off

Interview by Ian Birch, Melody Maker, September 1977

SOMETIMES you feel so...er, hypocritical. Let me explain. The project in hand was an interview with The Only Ones, who over the last couple of ...

The Only Ones: The Speakeasy, London

Live Review by Rosalind Russell, Record Mirror, September 1977

IF THE graffiti in the ladles' toilet of the Speakeasy is anything to go by the Only Ones are already the subject of attention. But ...

Eddie and the Hot Rods, The Only Ones, The Stukas: The Roundhouse, London

Live Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, January 1978

I WOULD have expected Christmas Eye with the Rods at the Roundhouse to turn into something of a real party, wouldn't you? Well, strangely enough, ...

The Only Ones

Profile by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, March 1978

IT WAS AN EVENT of no great consequence. In a swoop on EMI's press department back in spring 1974, intent only on plundering as much ...

Television, The Only Ones: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Nick Kent, New Musical Express, April 1978

LAST YEAR, Television arrived in Britain under a shower of gilded prose and hyperbole claiming that they were the hottest thing since the invention of ...

The Only Ones: The Bristol Community Free Festival, Ashton Court, Bristol

Live Review by Max Bell, New Musical Express, August 1978

ANOTHER BOY, ANOTHER BLOODY GUITAR HERO ...

The Only Ones: Peter Perrett Picked A Peck Of Pickled Peppers

Interview by Max Bell, New Musical Express, August 1978

LAST MONTH, Peter Perrett won himself a Concorde ticket to Brazil. The loot for the trip came not from playing rhythm guitar but poker. ...

The Only Ones: Another Year Another Planet

Report and Interview by Giovanni Dadomo, Sounds, December 1978

1979 is the year of the Only Ones sez GIOVANNI DADOMO ...

The Only Ones: Something Slithery This Way Comes

Report and Interview by Max Bell, New Musical Express, March 1979

THE DRESSING room at Hurrah's is buzzing with electricity – reason being that inside this converted New York discotheque it's damn near as cold as ...

Joy Division, Pil et al: Futurama '79 Festival — Set The Controls For The Squalor Of Leeds

Live Review by Andy Gill, Ian Penman, New Musical Express, September 1979

The World's First Science Fiction Music FestivalWords: Ian Penman and Andy Gill. Pix: Kevin Cummins ...

The Only Ones

Live Review by Dave DiMartino, Creem, December 1979

DETROIT – The Only Ones lived up to their name during their recent Detroit debut at Bookie's Club 870, which was a shame: they were ...

The Only Ones/Original Mirrors: Lyceum, London

Live Review by Barney Hoskyns, New Musical Express, Spring 1981

"YOU LITTLE London boys..." The last of this city’s great rock’n’roll junkies is parting company with his other ones. One can’t put your arms around ...

The Only Ones

Retrospective and Interview by Martin Aston, OOR, Fall 1986

IT'S ALWAYS BEEN a good sign of an artist when he or she can interpret the present, and in doing so, predict the future. Equally ...

The One Featuring Peter Perrett: London, Camden Underworld

Live Review by Ian Fortnam, New Musical Express, May 1994

ELEGANTLY WASTED, stylishly dissipated.... it is far too easy to wrap the debilitating effects of heroin addiction in the prosaic flippancy of 1970s rock journalese. ...

Only Ones: The Peel Sessions Album

Review by Nina Antonia, MOJO, September 1994

IF THERE WAS ONLY ONE SONG IN THE universe and it was 'Another Girl, Another Planet', I would still have all I ever wanted. ...

The Only Ones: Academy 2, Sheffield

Live Review by Robert Sandall, Sunday Times, February 2009

IN THEIR on and (mainly) off 33-year existence, the Only Ones have never paid much heed to career management, and the Sheffield leg of their ...

see also Peter Perrett

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