The Primitives have been invited to guest edit MAGNET this week, so we thought we’d spin right back through memory, as the line from the title track of our new album, Spin-O-Rama, goes (how’s that for a clever bit of crowbarring?), and revisit some music-related experiences from our childhood, youth and early days of the band. There’s also some other random stuff to do with the world of the Primitives. It’s been a pleasure putting all this together, as there wouldn’t normally be any reason to relay any of this stuff. So thanks MAGNET, we’re enjoying the delve.
Paul: Here is a selection of songs and music from “grown-ups” films that we first got to see on TV as kids in the mid-to-late ’70s, when we were allowed to stay up late. Being aware of little more than what was in the pop charts at the time, these seemed like a peek into a strange and beguiling other world. A kind of primer for future musical obsessions.
Videos after the jump.