Owing a lot to DDBMT’s Hold Tight and somewhat a precursor to Glam, High Street East’s opus is an ode to the local brew but using the metaphor of a local fictional character. The football terrace beat, loud guitar and infectious melody make this one stand out in that uncomfortable transition from the late 60s into the 70s. Probably a studio creation; the label itself was more known for developing local talent from the Geordie scene. Copies with a picture sleeve with the famous logo appear to exist.
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