Category: Alternative

Out Of Town - Skids - The Absolute Game (Vinyl, LP, Album)



  1. You don't have to know who "the boys in the river" are (one of many obscure Jobson lyrical references) for this album to work for you. You don't even have to care. Musically, the Skids were branching out and writing some illustrious pop tunes. Admittedly, the ensemble chanting in "Woman in Winter" presaged Adamson's future career in Big Country, but the real joy here is the single "Circus Games."6/
  2. Biography The Skids were formed in by Richard Jobson and Stuart Adamson, who co-wrote most of the songs. One year later they signed to Virgin Records. Success followed quickly. Their fourth single "Into the Valley" got to #10 in the British wordheasydkumadetexanchonddisderes.coinfo debut album Scared to Dance hit # Further hit singles followed: "Woman in Winter", "Circus Games" and "Masquerade".
  3. Skids are a Scottish punk rock and new wave band, formed in Dunfermline, Fife, in by Stuart Adamson (guitar, keyboards, percussion and backing vocals), William Simpson (bass guitar and backing vocals), Thomas Kellichan (drums) and Richard Jobson (vocals, guitar and keyboards). Their biggest success was the single "Into the Valley" and the album The Absolute Game.
  4. The Absolute Game (+ Bonus Tracks), an album by Skids on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes.
  5. Dec 20,  · A monster of a release: 6 CDs and tracks covering the Virgin Records career of acclaimed new wave legends - The Skids. Disc 1 is the No charting debut LP Scared To Dance complete with eight bonus tracks and including the hit singles "Sweet Suburbia" (No) and "The Saints Are Coming" (No) and "Into The Valley" (No).
  6. This LP is a great piece of music from The Skids, a band that definitely deserves more credit than is given. It's a shame the band split so early, but Stuart's later group, Big Country is very reminiscent of The Skids.
  7. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Absolute Game on Discogs. Label: Virgin - OVED 43 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: UK • Genre: Electronic, Rock • Style: New Wave, Punk/5(12).
  8. CURRENTLY SOLD OUT. The Absolute Game Skids Vinyl Record Genre. Rock. Show more Show less. More items related to this product. item 1 SKIDS - The Absolute Game - 12" VINYL LP ALBUM - SKIDS - The Absolute Game - 12" VINYL LP ALBUM. AU $ +AU $ postage. item 2 Skids ‎The Absolute Game Vinyl 2 x LP UK Record - Skids.

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