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Duck You Sucker! (pre-Blue Mercedes)

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Duck You Sucker! (pre-Blue Mercedes)

Postby Dominik500 » Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:08 pm

Is anyone familiar with Duck You Sucker!, David Titlow's '84-'86 synthpop band before forming Blue Mercedes?

Discogs lists their debut single "Love Is Criminal" (released on Magnet Records in 1984) as the only thing the band released. If you don't know "Love Is Criminal" it's really good.

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David Titlow just posted last month on his YouTube page the 12" remix for the proposed (and eventually shelved) followup single "Romance On A Shoestring" which is... far superior to "Love Is Criminal"

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With renewed interest in a band I thought was just a one off, I began a google search, which eventually led me to an eBay listing for a second single called "Slow Emotion" which is now in the mail on it's way to me. This single isn't listed on discogs, nor 45cat, in fact, other than the eBay listing from which I purchased the record, there seems to be no info on this single whatsoever. Does anyone know any more info about Duck You Sucker!? Thanks in advance!


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