"There's a man who takes the piss out of you."

KOMA78.80.05 front cover KOMA78.80.05 back cover

  • Above: Demonstration Tapes Belgian LP release, 1984, front and back covers.
    Click to enlarge.

Cat. No: KOMA 78.80.05
Label: Konexion Records
Recorded: 1979 - 1982
Released: April 1984

Side One:

Organised Crime (C. Harper/N. Garratt) *
Bomb Factory (C. Harper/N. Garratt) *
Dirty Girls (C. Harper/N. Garratt) *
Waiting For The Man (L. Reed) *
Rat Race (C. Harper/N. Garratt) *
Teenage (C. Harper) *
Warhead (C. Harper/P. Slack) *
Sensitive Boys (C. Harper/N. Garratt) $

Run-out groove: UK SUBS - A - 1

Side Two:

C.I.D. (C. Harper/R. Anderson) *
Tomorrow's Girls (C. Harper) *
Left For Dead (C. Harper/N. Garratt) *
She's Not There (R. Argent) *
Kicks (C. Harper/P. Slack) *
I Don't Need Your Love (C. Harper/A. Gibbs) $
Limo Life (C. Harper/N. Garratt) $
Cocaine (Rev. G. Davies) $

Run-out groove: UK SUBS - B1

Line Up

Vocals: Charlie Harper
Guitar: Nicky Garratt
Bass: Paul Slack *(Vocals on She's Not There/Alvin Gibbs $ (Vocals on I Don't Need Your Love) 
Drums: Pete Davies */Steve Roberts $

Additional Musicians

Mac: Uncredited instruments on New York recordings.


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KOMA 78.80.05 Side 1 Side 1 KOMA 78.80.05 Side 2 Side 2


Demonstration Tapes Press Ad

  • Above: Sounds press ad, 21st April 1984.  Click image to enlarge.


From the Les Reid music press collection

  • Above: Sounds (28th April 1984) news story announcing the release of the Demonstration Tapes LP.


From the Mark Chadderton U.K. Subs collection

  • Above: Demonstration Tapes reviewed in Sounds, 26th May 1984, p18.


Demonstration Tapes Promo Poster

  • Above: Promo Poster. Image taken from ebay auction January 2010.
    Seller wanted £85!


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