One of Australia’s greatest exports, The Saints first single, (I’m) Stranded, was released in September 1976, beating The Damned’s first single, New Rose to the shelves by a month, and ahead of any releases by the first wave of ’77 UK Punk including the Sex Pistols, Buzzcocks, The Clash, The Stranglers, Vibrators, etc, making it a landmark recording in Punk, not to mention one hell of a debut.
Just take it from Nick Cave: “They were kind of god-like to me and my colleagues. They were just always so much better than everybody else. It was extraordinary to go and see a band that was so anarchic and violent.”
Can’t wait to watch these. Know Your Product!