Written by John on June 10, 2022
Originally released on their own label on 1st December 1977, the Neon Hearts debut 7″ ‘Venus Eccentric’ b/w ‘Regulations’ has become regarded as a classic of it’s genre.
Innovatively packaged in an oversized 8″ sleeve it meant that the shopsd couldn’t display it with the other singles so had to put it on the walls or the shop counter.
John Peel played it several times and the band established their own punk venue at the Lord Raglan in Wolverhampton and gigged furiously nationwide, building a substantial following and reaching the attention of many labels.
Despite various options, Neon Hearts made … READ MORE