CLEANERS FROM VENUS, THE
THE CLEANERS FROM VENUS 3XCD SET (CAPTURED TRACKS)
This foldout CD set includes the first three CLEANERS FROM VENUS albums. These have been completely remastered and on CD for the first time.
For CLEANERS FROM VENUS fans, new and old, this is a listening experience like never before.
This beautiful foldout CD includes original art from all three albums and extensive booklet notes, in one package.
Lol Elliott and Martin Newell, who together formed the legendary lo-fi band CLEANERS FROM VENUS met in the small town of Wivenhoe, southeast England at the turn of 1980s.
Newell, a rock singer and part-time kitchen porter who'd left his band the previous summer, and Elliott, a drummer and former hippy traveller, had much in common.
They shared a love of sunny 1960s pop music, punk rock and musical comedy. Neither Elliott nor Newell cared much for any kind of musical rule book, both were dismayed by the new right-wing politics which had now taken over their country.
Both were in their twenties, had time on their hands and were keen to create something new.