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The terms A-side and B-side refer to the two sides of 78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm phonograph records, or cassettes, whether singles, extended plays (EPs), or long-playing (LP) records.
ABC are an English pop band that formed in Sheffield in 1980.
Acne, also known as acne vulgaris, is a long-term skin disease that occurs when hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells and oil from the skin.
Acton is an area of west London, England, within the London Borough of Ealing.
AllMusic (previously known as All Music Guide or AMG) is an online music guide.
Angst means fear or anxiety (anguish is its Latinate equivalent, and anxious, anxiety are of similar origin).
Barcelona is a city in Spain.
BBC Four is a British television channel operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation and available to digital television viewers on Freeview, IPTV, satellite, and cable.
BBC News Online is the website of BBC News, the division of the BBC responsible for newsgathering and production.
BBC Radio 1 is a British radio station operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation which also broadcasts internationally, specialising in modern and current popular music and chart hits throughout the day. Radio 1 provides alternative genres after 7pm, including electronic dance, hip hop, rock, indie or interviews. It was launched in 1967 to meet the demand for music generated by pirate radio stations, when the average age of the UK population was 27. The BBC claim that they target the 1529 age group, and the average age of its UK audience since 2009 is 30. BBC Radio 1 started 24-hour broadcasting on 1 May 1991.
Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.
The Bogside is a neighbourhood outside the city walls of Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
A brass instrument is a musical instrument that produces sound by sympathetic vibration of air in a tubular resonator in sympathy with the vibration of the player's lips.
Buzzcocks are an English punk rock band, formed in Bolton, England, in 1976 by singer-songwriter-guitarist Pete Shelley and singer-songwriter Howard Devoto.
Celtic Park is a football stadium in the Parkhead area of Glasgow, and is the home ground of Celtic Football Club.
A chord, in music, is any harmonic set of pitches consisting of two or more (usually three or more) notes (also called "pitches") that are heard as if sounding simultaneously.
Contentment is a mental or emotional state of satisfaction maybe drawn from being at ease in one's situation, body and mind.
Continental or mainland Europe is the continuous continent of Europe excluding its surrounding islands.
Cooking Vinyl is a UK-based independent record company, founded in 1986 by former manager and booking agent Martin Goldschmidt and business partner Pete Lawrence.
County Kildare (Contae Chill Dara) is a county in Ireland.
In popular music, a cover version, cover song, or simply cover, is a new performance or recording by someone other than the original artist or composer of a previously recorded, commercially released song.
Creggan (An Creagán; meaning stony place) is a large housing estate in Free Derry in Ireland.
Stephen Damian O'Neill (born 15 January 1961) is the lead guitarist in the pop-punk band, The Undertones.
David Balfe (born 2 October 1958 in Carlisle, Cumberland) is a musician and record company executive, most notable for playing keyboards with The Teardrop Explodes, founding the Zoo and Food independent record labels, signing Blur and for being the subject of their first number one hit, "Country House".
Derry, officially Londonderry, is the second-largest city in Northern Ireland and the fourth-largest city on the island of Ireland.
The Derry Journal is a newspaper based in Derry, Northern Ireland, serving County Londonderry as well as County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland.
Dexys Midnight Runners (currently officially Dexys, their former nickname, styled without an apostrophe) are an English pop band with soul influences, who achieved their major success in the early to mid-1980s.
Dig Yourself Deep is a 2007 studio album by The Undertones.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Eamonn McCann (born 10 March 1943) is an Irish politician, journalist and political activist from Derry, Northern Ireland.
Eden Studios was a commercial recording facility in west London.
An electronic keyboard or digital keyboard is an electronic musical instrument, an electronic or digital derivative of keyboard instruments.
EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.
Eric Radcliffe (often credited as E.C. Radcliffe) is a recording engineer and producer who worked with new wave and synthpop bands in the early 1980s in Basildon, England.
An extended play record, often referred to as an EP, is a musical recording that contains more tracks than a single, but is usually unqualified as an album or LP.
Seán Feargal Sharkey (born 13 August 1958) is a singer from Northern Ireland most widely known as the lead vocalist of pop punk band The Undertones in the 1970s and 1980s, and also for solo works in the 1980s and 1990s.
Garage rock (sometimes called 60s punk or garage punk) is a raw and energetic style of rock and roll that flourished in the mid-1960s, most notably in the United States and Canada, and has experienced various revivals in the last several decades.
Get What You Need is a 2003 studio album by an Irish power pop/punk rock band The Undertones.
Glam rock is a style of rock that developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1970s performed by musicians who wore outrageous costumes, makeup, and hairstyles, particularly platform shoes and glitter.
Glastonbury Festival is a five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place near Pilton, Somerset, England.
Good Vibrations is a Belfast record label and store.
Harvest Records is a British record label belonging to Capitol Music Group, originally created by EMI, active from 1969 to present.
"Here Comes the Summer" is a punk rock song originally written and recorded by Northern Irish band the Undertones.
Hypnotised is a 1980 album released by The Undertones.
The Irish Singles Chart (Irish: Cairt Singil na hÉireann) is Ireland's music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled on behalf of the IRMA by The Official Charts Company.
"It's Going to Happen!" is a new wave song originally written and recorded by Northern Irish band The Undertones.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
"Jimmy Jimmy" is a Top 20 punk rock song originally written and recorded by Northern Irish band The Undertones in the spring of 1979.
John Joseph O'Neill (born 26 August 1957) is the rhythm guitarist and principal songwriter of the punk rock/new wave band The Undertones.
John Otway (born 2 October 1952 in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England) is an English singer-songwriter who has built a sizeable cult audience through extensive touring.
John Robert Parker Ravenscroft, (30 August 1939 – 25 October 2004), known professionally as John Peel, was an English disc jockey, radio presenter, record producer and journalist.
Lindisfarne are an English folk rock band from Newcastle upon Tyne established in 1968 (originally called Brethren).
Little Feat is an American rock band formed by singer-songwriter, lead vocalist and guitarist Lowell George and keyboardist Bill Payne in 1969 in Los Angeles.
Ulster University, Magee campus is located in Derry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
Michael "Mickey" Bradley (born 13 August 1959) is the bassist for the Northern Irish pop punk band, The Undertones.
Mike Hedges is a British audio producer/engineer.
Motown is an American record company.
"My Perfect Cousin" is a song by Northern Irish punk rock band the Undertones.
"Never Never" is the title of the only single released by the Vince Clarke project, The Assembly, in 1983.
New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.
New Musical Express (NME) is a British music journalism website and former magazine that has been published since 1952.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
Omnibus Press is the world’s largest specialist publisher of music-related books.
Orange Juice was a Scottish post-punk band founded in the Glasgow suburb of Bearsden as the Nu-Sonics in 1976.
Paul Martin McLoone (born 11 February 1967) is an Irish musician, former radio producer, voice actor, voiceover artist and radio presenter best known for being the co-creator and co-writer of the Irish comedy sketch series, Gift Grub.
A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.
Pop punk (also known as punk-pop) is a music genre that fuses elements of pop music with punk rock.
Positive Touch is a 1981 album by The Undertones.
Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock to adopt a variety of avant-garde sensibilities.
The pound sign (£) is the symbol for the pound sterling—the currency of the United Kingdom and previously of Great Britain and the Kingdom of England.
Punchestown Racecourse is located in the parish of Eadestown, between the R410 and R411 regional roads near Naas, County Kildare, in Ireland.
Punk rock (or "punk") is a rock music genre that developed in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.
Q is a popular music magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom.
The Ramones were an American punk rock band that formed in the New York City neighborhood of Forest Hills, Queens, in 1974.
Rare were a Northern Irish trip hop band in the 1990s from Derry.
A record label, or record company, is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.
A record producer or track producer or music producer oversees and manages the sound recording and production of a band or performer's music, which may range from recording one song to recording a lengthy concept album.
Record Store Day is an annual event inaugurated in 2007 and held on one Saturday every April to "celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store".
Recorded Music NZ (formerly Recording Industry Association of New Zealand (RIANZ)) is a non-profit trade association of record producers, distributors and recording artists who sell music in New Zealand.
The recorder is a woodwind musical instrument in the group known as internal duct flutes—flutes with a whistle mouthpiece.
A recording contract (commonly called a record contract or record deal) is a legal agreement between a record label and a recording artist (or group), where the artist makes a record (or series of records) for the label to sell and promote.
In music performances, rhythm guitar is a technique and role that performs a combination of two functions: to provide all or part of the rhythmic pulse in conjunction with other instruments from the rhythm section (e.g., drumkit, bass guitar); and to provide all or part of the harmony, i.e. the chords from a song's chord progression, where a chord is a group of notes played together.
Roger Béchirian (born 1954, Calcutta, India) is an English engineer and record producer.
Rykodisc was an American record label.
Salon is an American news and opinion website, created by David Talbot in 1995 and currently owned by the Salon Media Group.
The saxophone (also referred to as the sax) is a family of woodwind instruments.
A Scout hall (also Scout hut, Scout den or Scout headquarters) is a building owned or rented and used as a meeting place by a Scout Group.
A Scout leader or Scouter generally refers to the trained adult leader of a Scout unit.
The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band that formed in London in 1975.
Seymour Stein (born 18 April 1942) is an entrepreneur in the music industry.
Sire Records is an American record label that is owned by Warner Music Group and distributed by Warner Bros. Records.
Small Faces were an English rock band from East London.
William "Smokey" Robinson Jr. (born February 19, 1940) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive.
Soul music (often referred to simply as soul) is a popular music genre that originated in the African American community in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Sounds was a UK weekly pop/rock music newspaper, published from 10 October 1970 to 6 April 1991.
Synth-pop (short for synthesizer pop; also called techno-pop) is a subgenre of new wave music that first became prominent in the late 1970s and features the synthesizer as the dominant musical instrument.
"Teenage Kicks" was the debut single for Northern Irish punk rock/new wave band The Undertones.
That Petrol Emotion were a Northern Irish, London-based band with a North American vocalist, Steve Mack.
The Adverts were an English punk band who formed in 1976 and broke up in late 1979.
The Assembly were a British synthpop project formed in 1983 in Basildon, England, by Vince Clarke (songwriting, keyboards, backing vocals) and Eric Radcliffe (songwriting, production).
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Clash were an English rock band formed in London in 1976 as a key player in the original wave of British punk rock.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Radiators from Space, also known as the Radiators (from Space), The Radiators, The Radiators Plan 9, and The Trouble Pilgrims, are an Irish punk rock band.
The Rezillos are a punk/new wave band formed in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1976.
The Sin of Pride is the fourth and final album to be released by the original line-up of The Undertones.
The Troubles (Na Trioblóidí) was an ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland during the late 20th century.
The Undertones are a punk rock band formed in Derry, Northern Ireland, in 1974.
The Undertones is the 1979 debut album by The Undertones.
Toe Rag Studios is an analogue recording studio located in Hackney, London, England.
In the music industry, the top 40 is the current, 40 most-popular songs in a particular genre.
Top of the Pops, also known as TOTP, is a British music chart television programme, made by the BBC and originally broadcast weekly between 1 January 1964 and 30 July 2006.
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
The UEFA Champions League is an annual continental club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and contested by top-division European clubs.
The Official Albums Chart is a list of albums ranked by physical and digital sales and (from March 2015) audio streaming in the United Kingdom.
The UK Singles Chart (currently entitled Official Singles Chart) is compiled by the Official Charts Company (OCC), on behalf of the British record industry, listing the top-selling singles in the United Kingdom, based upon physical sales, paid-for downloads and streaming.
"Under the Boardwalk" is a hit pop song written by Kenny Young and Arthur Resnick and recorded by The Drifters in 1964.
Vince Clarke (born Vincent John Martin; 3 July 1960) is an English synthpop musician and songwriter.
"Wednesday Week" is the seventh single released by The Undertones.
The Wisseloord Studio is a recording studio in Hilversum, Netherlands.
"You've Got My Number (Why Don't You Use It?)" is a 1979 punk rock song originally written and recorded by Northern Irish band The Undertones.
The 1981 Irish hunger strike was the culmination of a five-year protest during The Troubles by Irish republican prisoners in Northern Ireland.