Here's chance to look at two different version of Snuff (more HERE). The first, and possibly best, incarnation of the band is heard on their sole Peel Session, which previews their amazing 1989 debut album (Snuff Said But...). It's a blinding min-set (six tracks!) that shows they could pull this lightning fast pop thing off in any setting. As well here we're introduced by what is perhaps the key Snuff trope, the brutal thrashing of ultra-lightweight pop. Maybe Peely thought they were covering Tommy James and The Shondells but if you've followed Duncan Redmonds' career long enough, you'd know he was giving a tip of the sticks to Tiffany. (As a bonus you get to hear a fun 1994 BBC session from the reformed Snuff, full of hooky n' zany hi-jinks!)
Peel Session - 30th Jan '89
Win Some, Lose Some
For Both Sides/I Think We're Alone Now
Now You Don't Remember Me/No-One Home
Evening Session - 21st Dec '94
Instrumental Jingle 1
Instrumental Jingle 2
Vikings On The Tundra
Jo Whiley Steve Lamacq 1
Jo Whiley Steve Lamacq 2
Batten Down The Hatches
So is the first incarnation of Snuff the best one? Let us know in the COMMENTS section (which is where you'll find the link for the Caught in Session CD.)
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