This was recorded at a free all-day festival organised by and in support of the then Greater London Council, whose leader, Ken Livingstone, appeared on stage at one point to give a speech. Also on the bill were New Model Army, Benjamin Zephaniah, Strawberry Switchblade, The Fall and headliners The Damned. There may well have been a couple of others, too. The crowd was huge and chaotic. You'll hear singer Kirk Brandon asking the audience first to stop throwing cans then, a song later, bottles. It was especially chaotic when The Damned were playing. If you've not heard The Damned's set that day, download it from my earlier post - it's reckoned to be one of the best gigs they ever played. I certainly thought so.

This is a good recording, particularly the second half of the set, when the taper appears to have moved to somewhere with a clearer sound, though it all sounds good, really. Enjoy!

01 The Wheel
02 Liberator
03 Rainmaker
04 Up All Night
05 Young Men
06 Come Back
07 Prisoner of Love
08 Once in her Lifetime
09 Grapes of Wrath
10 Original Sin
11 Do You Believe in the Westworld?

Source: Audience
Quality: Good
Encoding: 192kbps mp3
File size: 60Mb

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