Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Rare Early Smiths Demo Emerges

 A rare early demo of The Smiths has emerged on YouTube. The demo, titled The Pablo Cuckoo Tape was uploaded to YouTube by user Hipster Disco and said:

"Astonishing newly Unearthed, Very Rare Rehearsal Recording
{Awash with Unusual idiosyncrasies & early lyrics}
Recorded @ Crazy Face, 13~15 Chapel Walks, Manchester.
You've Got Everything Now
Accept Yourself 04:26
What Difference Does It Make 08:46
Reel Around The Fountain 12:52
These Things Take Time 19:28
I Don't Owe You Anything 22:37
Hand In Glove 28:06
Handsome Devil 31:04
Miserable Lie 34:11
The origins of, 'The Pablo Cuckoo Tape' as told by the original 'Source' & 'Up-loader', 'bellapintura'"

Take a listen!

In 2011 we interviewed Smiths bassist, Andy Rourke, take a look HERE