The Art Nouveau EP is a collection of tracks recorded during 1980, coalescing live takes from concerts, rehearsals and studio sessions.
The band line up of Steve Askew, Nick Beggs, Stuart Neale and Jez Strode later went onto form the core of Kajagoogoo, a far cry from this jarring St Vitus Dance. The five track EP is a precursive time capsule of the scene at the beginning of a decade heralding big developments in electronic music, with Ska, New Wave, Punk, and Electro styles all present in the songs. The Art Nouveau EP is a frozen moment, both frantic, humorous and nostalgic.
The Art Nouveau EP will be out on deluxe 180 grams coloured vinyl (100 marbled vinyl, 200 purple vinyl, 200 clear vinyl) from January 17, 2020. Available to pre-order from the store!
1. Art Nouveau intro music 1980
2. Life’s a Go Go listen
3. Life Style
5. Bang went the Army