Brand new album from Billy Childish’s CTMF!
‘the reason we didn’t sound like the Smiths is because we wanted to sound like this’
40 years ago, Billy Childish, then a 16 year old working in Chatham dockyard formed a group called ‘the Chatham Forts’, and started a journey through punk rock from 1977 to now. Along the way this painter/ poet has released over 140 independent LPs. (SQ 1 is something like his 150th – no one knows for sure.)
Wild Billy Childish & CTMF are back! Hot on the heels of their recent “Punk Rock Enough For Me” single is the band’s second longplayer ‘Acorn Man’.
A 12” LP only re-issue of a long deleted, previously US only Thee Headcoats album. Originally issued in 1996 on the Birdman Records label (BMR-013) 12 tracks including ‘This Wondrous Day’ ‘She’s In Disguise’ & ‘What You See Is What You Are’ The cover has been totally reworked by Billy Childish Thee Headcoats were formed […]
NOW AVAILABLE ON WHITE VINYL – CLICK HERE A 12” LP re-issue of arguably the best of Thee Headcoats album. Originally issued in 1990 on Billy’s own Hangman Records label 12 tracks including bona fide Headcoats classics ‘All My Feelings Denied’ ‘Davey Crockett’ & ‘Cowboys Are Square’ This album also features the first ever recording by […]
The Chatham Singers second album following their critically acclaimed debut ‘Heavens Journey’ which came out in late 2005, the critically acclaimed ‘Heavens Journey’ was a mixture of Blues and Poetry, this time is a straight blues and little bit of country album. It has has a earthy, homespun charm, something to be taken down from […]
Wild Billy Childish and the Musicians Of The British Empire are back with a brand new album ‘Thatcher’s Children’. This is their third album in as many years and has 12 new tracks including the title track, which will also be available in an alternative version as a limited 7” (Damgood 311). The front cover […]
BILLY has been releasing records since 1979, HOLLY has been releasing records since 1990, in 1999 they got together for a collaborative effort which originally came out in the USA on Wabana records. IN BLOOD is a great album, pretty much ignored in Europe the first time around, it’s subtitled ‘ONE CHORD! ONE SONG! ONE […]
A Reissue of the classic live album from 1993 of Wild Billy Childish & The Blackhands tour of Holland which of course features their great version of the Dad’s Army theme ‘Who Do You Think You Are Kidding Mr Hitler’ which is due to feature in a new ad campaign for ASDA from January the […]
Wild Billy Childish is back with his new band ‘The Musicians Of The British Empire’ and their debut album ‘Punk Rock At The British Legion Hall’ Every 5 years or so Billy Childish is sited by the current top band as the embodiment of rock ‘n’ roll integrity, and every 5 years or so Billy splits […]
*** 2017 REISSUE ON WHITE VINYL***
Wild Billy Childish & The Buff Medways final album was on Damaged Goods following on from two on Graham Coxons Transcopic Records and one for Vinyl Japan.
The album features the single and live favourite ‘(I’m a) Lie Detector’ and 11 other tracks including the single ‘Medway Wheelers’