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A band, probably from Manchester. Ted Milton on blurting voice and noise-y saxophone; his brother Jake on drums, and itchy/scratchy guitarist Pete Creese. We don't need no steenkin' bass. Dada wordplay and free-associating stream-of-consciousness lyrics. "My Mother Was a Friend of the Enemy of the People", "Dyslexia Rules K.O."...

They were included on the A Factory Quartet sampler (FAC 24, with Vini Reilly's Durutti Column, Kevin Hewick, and The Royal Family and the Poor - 1980), but were judged too damn weird to be signed up for any long-term deal. Too weird for Factory? They deserve a node!

Blurt (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blurted; p. pr. & vb. n. Blurting.] [Cf. Blare.]

To utter suddenly and unadvisedly; to divulge inconsiderately; to ejaculate; -- commonly with out.

Others . . . can not hold, but blurt out, those words which afterward they forced to eat. Hakewill.

To blurt at, to speak contemptuously of. [Obs.]



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