Associates Formed in Dundee in 1979 by Billy MacKenzie (vocals) and Alan Rankine (guitar/keyboards,
etc). The duo had worked together before and released a cover of Bowie's Boys
Keep Swinging on their own Double-Hip label....
The Affectionate Punch (Fiction 1980)
Fourth Drawer Down (Situation 2 1982)
Sulk (Associates 1982)
Perhaps (WEA 1985)
Wild and Lonely (Circa 1990)
were lazily miming to someone else's song they didn't know all the words
for (like Mick Jagger doing Sonny and Cher on an old edition of "Ready Steady
Go"), grinning and laughing, pissing about, not quite believing they were
on the telly...