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The LA's

Inquiries and discussions about new wave artists and what happened to them.

The LA's

Postby newwavepopman » Sat Apr 17, 2004 2:32 pm

Only one great album from 1990 and then nothing.And what a great album it was too.It included their one hit "There She Goes" Did they ever even do a second album is what I would like to know? If they did not too many pressings must have been made,because I never even saw it.It was bad enough when I couldn't find their first album on CD until years later.

What made this band so obscure and hard to find at the time,when they had a hit on the radio at the time? Any word on their whereabouts of today?
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Postby Vince Sinister » Thu Apr 22, 2004 10:18 am

The La's recorded demos at the late John Entwhistle's home studio in Stow On The Wold with legendary Who on stage soundman Bobby Pridden producing (or Ben Pump as The Small Faces christened him).

Bobby told me that Lee Mavers was 'an absolute shit', bu
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Postby Vince Sinister » Thu Apr 22, 2004 10:19 am

PS The tracks Bobby played me as unreleased La's tracks sounded like Lee Mavers had already gone from the line up.
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Postby Tomb » Fri May 07, 2004 5:42 am

There is another album called Lost LA's - demos/live tracks from the mid eighties before they signed to Go Discs.
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Postby LadyLazarus » Sat May 08, 2004 2:51 am

I personally cannot stand the Sixpence None The Richer rendition of There She Goes. Makes my ears bleed! [xx(]
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Postby Jimbo » Sat May 08, 2004 3:51 am

[quote]Originally posted by: Vince Sinister
Lee Mavers meanwhile succumbed to heroin addiction and did make a brief attempt to emerge as a
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Postby ekahob » Mon May 10, 2004 10:24 pm

<a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/fridayreview/story/0,12102,1099642,00.html">More on the La's here:</a><br>

and if the link doesn't work
http://www.guardian.co.uk/arts/fridayre ... 42,00.html
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Postby Sy1 » Tue May 18, 2004 10:47 am

..and here:

La'zarus: http://www.geocities.com/the_las

BBS for the above site: http://p209.ezboard.com/bthelas

Both managed in a half-assed rohypnol kinda way by myself.. [8]
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