SHUFFLE THE MUSIC TAG – UGLY ‘N’ WEIRD STYLE

So, things have been a bit quiet here lately. But what better way to break the Ugly ‘n’ Weird drought than by taking part in this ‘shuffle the music tag’ thingamy?

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THE FLYING LIZARDS

Flying Lizards

… I’ve always toyed with the idea that the Flying Lizards represented rock and roll from some sort of alternative universe.

David Cunningham, Zigzag magazine, 1984

Formed: England, 1976

Featured album: The Flying Lizards (1980)

THEY MIGHT BE remembered as little more than one-hit-wonders for their robotic cover of Barrett Strong’s “Money (That’s What I Want)”. But there’s more to The Flying Lizards than a novelty single, albeit a brilliant one. Straddling the creative ferment of post-punk and the commercial appeal of new wave, The Flying Lizards resist easy categorisation, joining the likes of The Residents and Devo as avant-garde pop deconstructionists of a most peculiar nature.

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