Hipsway
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1984
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Hipsway

Hipsway Biography (Wikipedia)

Hipsway are a Scottish pop/new wave band.

The band was formed in Glasgow in 1984 by ex-Altered Images guitarist Johnny McElhone on bass, and featuring Grahame Skinner (vocals), Pim Jones (guitar) and Harry Travers (drums). Skinner and Travers had been members of the band Kites with Paul McGrath and Ian McGreevy before Hipsway formed. Their music was characterized by Skinner's deep vocals and Jones' rhythmic guitar style. They were quickly signed up by Mercury Records and by 1985 had released their first, eponymously titled album. The album was a moderate success in the UK Albums Chart; while the single, "The Honeythief", made number 17 in the UK Singles Chart, and also reached the Top 20 in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. Another song from the album, "Tinder", became well known in Scotland as the soundtrack to a McEwan's Lager commercial.

However the band failed to build on its success; McElhone founded Texas, and by the time the second album Scratch the Surface was recorded, Travers had also left (to be replaced by Stephen Ferrera). Released in 1989, the album was not as critically or commercially successful as its predecessor, and the band split up shortly afterwards.

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The Honeythief
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Ask The Lord (Reprise) - Reading University 1986
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Ask The Lord (Reprise) - Reading University 1986
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I Feel Sanctified - Reading University 1986
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I Feel Sanctified - Reading University 1986
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Broken Years - Reading University 1986
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Broken Years - Reading University 1986
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Bad Thing Longing - Reading University 1986
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Bad Thing Longing - Reading University 1986
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Honey Thief - Reading University 1986
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Honey Thief - Reading University 1986
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Ring Out The Bell - Reading University 1986
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Ring Out The Bell - Reading University 1986
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Long White Car - Reading University 1986
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Long White Car - Reading University 1986
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Tinder - Reading University 1986
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Tinder - Reading University 1986
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Pain Machine - Reading University 1986
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Pain Machine - Reading University 1986
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Set This Day Apart - Reading University 1986
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Set This Day Apart - Reading University 1986
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Upon A Thread - Reading University 1986
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Upon A Thread - Reading University 1986
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Tinder
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Tinder
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Saturday Night
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Saturday Night
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Saturday Night (Down In The Garden)
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Saturday Night (Down In The Garden)
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Old Time Religion
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Old Time Religion
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You Don't Know (How Much I Wish I Loved You)
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You Don't Know (How Much I Wish I Loved You)
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New York Nights New York Daze
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New York Nights New York Daze
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Tinder (The Quay Sessions, 27th September 2018)
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Tinder (The Quay Sessions, 27th September 2018)
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Long White Car (The Quay Sessions 27/09/18)
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Long White Car (The Quay Sessions 27/09/18)
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Ask The Lord (The Quay Sessions 27/09/18)
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Ask The Lord (The Quay Sessions 27/09/18)
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New York Nights New York Daze (The Quay Sessions 27/09/18)
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New York Nights New York Daze (The Quay Sessions 27/09/18)
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The Broken Years (The Quay Sessions 27/09/18)
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The Broken Years (The Quay Sessions 27/09/18)
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TV Dream (The Quay Sessions 27/09/18)
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TV Dream (The Quay Sessions 27/09/18)
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Saturday Night (The Quay Sessions, 27/09/18)
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Saturday Night (The Quay Sessions, 27/09/18)
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The Honeythief (The Quay Sessions, 27/09/18)
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The Honeythief (The Quay Sessions, 27/09/18)
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The Cost Of Getting Lost
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The Cost Of Getting Lost
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You Don't Know
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You Don't Know
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Broken Years
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Broken Years
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