0 Shouts - 11,594 Scrobbles
In the late eighties Remember Fun where very well known the length and breadth of the UK via various compilation records and tapes and the 1987 flexi disc release of "Hey Hey Hate" via "Are You Scared to Get Happy" fanzine.Read More...
Remember Fun where formed in 1986 when a group of friends came togther to make music. The original line up was a 5 piece with Andrew Smith (vocals), John Eslick (guitars), Steven Dunbar (bass), Raymond McDonald (guitars) and Mark Kane (drums). A few members came and went from then on, around the nucleus of Andrew, Raymond and John. The Remember Fun debut single looked set at various times, at one point a Australian single was on the cards. It is remarkable that this took until the Spring of 2001 to see the light of day with the post-humus CD EP on Matinee Records!
"Hey Hey Hate" Flexi 7" Shalala Nov 1987
"Clearly Blurred" on AIRSPACE compilation LP Summer 1989
"Cold Inside" on "A Lighthouse in the Desert" 12" Egg Records Nov 1989
Train Journeys CD EP"Train Journeys"/"Doze Off Them"/"Car"/"Three Cheers When She's Dead" Matinee Nov 1990
What Feet Compilation
"Apple Of My Eye"
Somethings Burning In Paradise (Subtle)
"Cold Inside (demo)
Corrupt Postman (Windmill Records)
"Clearly Blurred "
Instants Of Pleasure (Blam-A-Bit )
Remember Fun were a fine gang of Glasgow lads made most infamous perhaps for their 'Hey Hey Hate' which graced one of the semi-mythic Sha-La-La label flexi discs. Remember Fun had a fine line in scathing social and political lyrics wrapped in deceptively sweet tunes, and they were one of many groups who drew inspiration from the Postcard scene of the early '80s. Like seeing their peers The Visitors at last gain recognition (through their Miss collection also released by Matinée), it's rewarding, if somewhat odd, to have a 'new' CD with the name Remember Fun on the sleeve, and if I have to say that I still prefer the older demo version of 'Train Song' to the released one, well that's perhaps just me being elitist. Or perhaps isn't... Now all we need is for someone to release those Church Grims demos on CD. --Tangents