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Alternative TV: Rat Club, London

Sandy Robertson, Sounds, 1 October 1977

ATV — FIRST gig with permanent drummer Chris/multi-cultural type crowd with heavy star attendance/sweating/Throbbing Gristle tapes/'Some kind of fanny show' (?)/drag queen movie (I missed it)/opened with 'Still Life' grinding like 'Sister Ray'/no monitors/backing vocals inaudible/Alex spluttering guitar like Neil Young on 'Hurricane'/new songs included: (I think) 'Sleeping in Bed' and 'My Hand Was Still Wet' and encore of 'Total Switch Off'.

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