Skids Biography (Wikipedia)
Skids are a Scottish punk rock and new wave band, formed in Dunfermline, Fife, in 1977 by Stuart Adamson (guitar, keyboards, percussion and backing vocals), William Simpson (bass guitar and backing vocals), Thomas Kellichan (drums) and Richard Jobson (vocals, guitar and keyboards). Their biggest success was the 1979 single "Into the Valley" and the 1980 album The Absolute Game. In 2016 the band announced a 40th anniversary tour of the UK with their original singer Richard Jobson.
- The Skids - Into The Valleyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06jcqgs.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06jcqgs.jpg2018-08-24T16:00:00.000ZClassic punk belter storming the Quay Sessions SAY specialhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06jcpn9
The Skids - Into The Valley
- Richard Jobson: "He can’t sing and he can’t dance… perfect!"https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05sylkz.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05sylkz.jpg2018-03-18T18:37:00.000ZRichard Jobson remembers auditioning for The Skids at the age of 16.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p061jzf5
Richard Jobson: "He can’t sing and he can’t dance… perfect!"
- Richard Jobson on The Skids, David Bowie and performing live!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p061k4r2.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p061k4r2.jpg2018-03-18T18:32:00.000ZRichard Jobson of The Skids popped into the studio to chat about his 70s memories.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p061jz14
Richard Jobson on The Skids, David Bowie and performing live!
- Classic Album: The Skids - Scared to Dancehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p051ty3k.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p051ty3k.jpg2017-05-20T14:08:00.000ZRichard Jobson of The Skids joins Steve to reflect on the band's 1979 debut album.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p053hgxl
Classic Album: The Skids - Scared to Dance
- "Stick to the sharp stuff" - Richard Jobson remembers John Peel's advice and The Skids on TOTPhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p051xthk.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p051xthk.jpg2017-05-04T12:37:00.000ZThe Skids' frontman remembers their legendary 'Into the Valley' performance on TOTP.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p051xsng
"Stick to the sharp stuff" - Richard Jobson remembers John Peel's advice and The Skids on TOTP
- "It was very posh, but it was very cool" - Richard Jobson on The Skids signing to Virginhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p051xs99.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p051xs99.jpg2017-05-04T12:28:00.000ZThe Skids' frontman remembers his first encounters with the music industry in the '70s.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p051xrf1
"It was very posh, but it was very cool" - Richard Jobson on The Skids signing to Virgin
- "I was a bit borderline pathologically insane" - Richard Jobson remembers auditioning for The Skidshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p051xr75.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p051xr75.jpg2017-05-04T12:15:00.000ZThe pioneering post-punk frontman remembers a feral youth and the beginning of The Skids.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p051xq0c
"I was a bit borderline pathologically insane" - Richard Jobson remembers auditioning for The Skids
- Richard Jobson - My 70shttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04qw6ny.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04qw6ny.jpg2017-01-29T17:18:00.000ZFront man of The Skids, Richard Jobson, shares his memories of the 70s.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04qw6pq
Richard Jobson - My 70s