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Wreckless Eric

Wreckless Eric

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Ian Dury & The Blockheads, Nick Lowe, Elvis Costello, Wreckless Eric — Bunch Of Stiffs Tour: Town Hall, High Wycombe

Live Review by Tim Lott, Record Mirror, 8 October 1977

A stiff undertaking ...

Wreckless Eric: Wreckless Eric

Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, 11 March 1978

IT'S RATHER appropriate that you can buy a hideous dung coloured version of Wreckless Eric's first album. Like the person who reminds you that the ...

Wreckless Eric: Sheffield Polytechnic

Live Review by Andy Gill, New Musical Express, 11 March 1978

A YOUNG lady appears on the stage and proceeds to shout something about today being her birthday, saxist John Glyn accompanying her (less than diplomatic) ...

Stiff Records: Be A Killer Or Be A Real Stiff…

Report by Max Bell, New Musical Express, 28 October 1978

W. C. FIELDS would have hated the "Be Stiff" tour. A sixteen year child star who toured with Mickey Rooney? A performing punk dwarf called ...

Wreckless Eric

Report and Interview by Andy Schwartz, New York Rocker, February 1979

ANY OVERVIEW OF THE current Stiff Records roster must sometimes feel like a long look into a funhouse mirror. There's Lene Lovitch, the ersatz Eurovision ...

Wreckless Eric Cleans Up His Act

Report and Interview by Peter Silverton, Sounds, 24 February 1979


Stiff Tour Invades Colonies: Records Break, Eric Stays Up Past Bedtime

Report and Interview by Dave Schulps, Trouser Press, April 1979

Probing reporter Dave Schulps sees the show, talks to the Records' Will Birch, and delves into the acidic past of Wreckless Eric. ...

Wreckless Eric: Big Smash!

Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 15 March 1980

IT'S HARD to know what to make of little Eric. I'm glad he's there but I'm not sure why. I keep getting this tantalising feeling ...

Wreckless Eric: Reconnez Eric

Interview by David Quantick, New Musical Express, 1 September 1984

IT WAS 1977. Remember? All those big guitar noises? And the number of indie labels could be counted on the ears of Vincent Van Gogh? ...


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