Monday, May 28, 2007

Rescue Co. No.1 –It’s Only Words

Rescue Co. No.1 –It’s Only Words/Look Out –Jam 45 (1973 UK)

Some may call it madness… I accept that this record collecting lark is a tad obsessive, but it’s not harming anyone… although my carbon footprint has enlarged considerably driving a 200 mile round trip from London to the Reading Record Fair onto the one in Stratford Upon Avon (Billy Shake?) and back again. The results? Well 7 singles for £9 including this one.

Rescue Co. No. 1 were a vehicle for the songwriting partnership of Arnold/Martin/Morrow and they released a slew of singles on Pye, Rak, DJM and Jam (including the brilliant I Want To Save You). It’s Only Words is harder hitting and heavier than most of their other more pop orientated releases and has a real ‘67 Freakbeat feel to it. The track holds back from an all out attack on the senses, but the tension builds and the Spooky Hammond at the end is a nice touch adding to the overall atmosphere.

Click on title for It’s Only Words


duck_stab said...

Robs, if I had but known you were hoving toward the fair Avon I'd have given you the name of a friendly millionaire pal-a-mine in the area; an acquaintance left over from exchange school days. Big old place, plus his mom's a psychic healer!

karlcarpenter' said...

Hdo you want to sell tis single or provide mp3 of b side and do you have pye single gotta find you ?



Purepop said...

Hi Karl
Not for sale I'm afraid. The Pye single shows up sometimes.

Anonymous said...

Any chance of an mp3 of the B Side, can copy any of the other Rescue Co No 1 Singles in the same format (barring gotta find you) this would save me £35.00 on the only copy that seems available at the moment. Once I have all the tracks I am going to put a CD together and approach someone to release them (possibly Cherry Red) have exchanged mails with David Martin (co writer also of Butterscotch) and stated that he would like to see RCN1 sngles collected on CD and released too.

Purepop said...

Hey send me an email through the profile page and I'll send you an MP3