November 29, 2012
COBRA - So Dissatisfied / What Next (Polydor 1972)
Loud guitars and a cool synth sound on this tough rocker released by Dutch quartet Cobra (not to be confused with the German Cobraa). The band released about four singles before disbanding in 1973.Produced by Craig Bolyn, Dutch issue.
November 19, 2012
BOND - Back Seat Driver / Back Seat Driver (CBS 1975)
A great glam pop number released by Canadian outfit Bond. Originally called Common Bond, they changed their name in 1970, signed with CBS four years later and released a few singles and one LP between 1975 and 1976, all produced by Bob Gallo. US issue.
November 6, 2012
GIGGLES - Glad To Be Alive / High School Girls (EMI 1975)
Another great junkshop glam piece by British outfit Giggles. The band released four singles on EMI, and also recorded the great, unreleased "Giggle Wiggle" (check the Purepop blog) before they changed their name to Giants in 1978. UK issue, produced by Brian Wade.