Gigs 1991

York University. We thought we were going to support St Ettienne who we making quality music and had influential friends. Exactly the kind of gig we could not miss. Ed had a stomach bug and really did not fancy the prospect of 3 hours there and back in a van. The rest of us did fancy seeing him clench on stage though. So we did the gig only to find ourselves playing with 29 Palms who had less quality control and fewer friends. We amused ourselves by covering Paintwork by The Fall.

Stoke Bridge Street Arts Centre. Supporting Shack.

Cannock. CRAIV Club with The Candy Skins and Space Angels

Kings Heath Hare and Hounds Supported by Coney Island.  (Follow the link for the Melody maker review)  The last gig with Sean and Barney.  We covered Fire Engine by The Thirteenth Floor Elevators and also I Touch Myself by The Divinyls.  Coney Island could be loosely (but geographically accurately)  described as a Moseley Supergroup as they included Hugh and Pete from Mighty Mighty and Sid from Gold Medallion Slaughterhouse.  It was actually a great gig and felt to us like one of the best we'd played, so the the 5 piece Onionhead line up went out on a high...or at least a few pints. 

London Camden Falcon.  First gig as a 4 piece with Mike on drums

London Camden Underworld  Supporting The Rockingbirds. 

Kings Heath Hare and Hounds Supported by Roostervelt.  November 91.  We  played Smells Like Teenspirit and gave Neil Young's Cinnamon Girl a bit of a kicking.  Then we went home to plan our next move...Tenderloin

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