The Longpigs...

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by Chris Sanders, Dec 31, 2005.

  1. Chris Sanders

    Chris Sanders Active Member

    Does anyone remember The Longpigs, I worshipped this band about ten years ago, but no one I know seems to have even heard of them let alone remember them.

    Ive googled them with no luck, Im told they are still together though about 5 years ago I heard they'd split?

    If anyone knows whats happening with them now please let me know?

    Id love to see/hear them again, 'The Sun Is Often Out' is one of the best albums I own?
     
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  3. lottie4744

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    I like them also. Didn't they break up?
     
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  5. Chris Sanders

    Chris Sanders Active Member

    ah, thanking you please...
     
  6. B'aht a band

    B'aht a band Member

    Blimey, the Longpigs! weren't they the band the Levellers could have been if they practised, or just another hippy band????? :icon_rolleyes: :icon_confused: Bring back Neds Atomic Dustbin!!!
    God bless the student bands!!!

    Andy, playing Dinosaur Jr full blast
     
  7. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    The band split up in 1999. Their record company went bankrupt the same day the second album 'Mobile Home' was released/issued.
     
  8. Griffin

    Griffin Active Member

    When my band recorded our first demo, the studio had the Longpigs drum kit there cos they had been practicing there... so we used a couple of their cymbals.

    Cheers 'pigs.

    'She Said' was a great song.
     
  9. timbloke

    timbloke Member

    sadly they split just as I was getting into their stuff. they'd have been a brilliant band if they'd still been around. Their first album is still my fav album of all time, and that's quite impressive cos I'm v. passionate about my albums!!
     
  10. Chris Sanders

    Chris Sanders Active Member

    Cool, She Said is great, I dont think they did any average songs though, I liked everything they did??
     
  11. timbloke

    timbloke Member

    I challenge anyone not to stop what they are doing and have a moment's contemplation, maybe even shed a tear, when hearing On and On. Beautiful!! I am going to listen to it now methinks!!
     
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  13. brassneck

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    No wonder I feel left out here ... the only Longpigs album I bought was Mobile Home ... it was okay but nothing startling and stopped me getting anything else by them!

    :pig :pig :pig
     
  14. Chris Sanders

    Chris Sanders Active Member

    Mobile Home was a disappointment after the sun is often out, however I do like it too.

    As for on and on, im going to have to listen to that now
     
  15. timbloke

    timbloke Member

    If you ever get a chance to watch Face (a gangster movie from late 90s starring Ray Winstone, Robert Carlysle, Damon Albarn and others about a massive warehouse job) you will be touched by the scene towards the end at Leicester Forest East Services, with Longpigs On and On in the background. The whole film has a phenomenal soundtrack, and is a good flim from what I can remember. I always think of it as I drive down the M1!!
     
  16. Chris Sanders

    Chris Sanders Active Member

    Ive not seen it... Yet??

    Ray Winstone was in Love Honour and Obey, another film with a great soundtrack, all the cast sing Avenues and Alleyways by Tony Christie and Fireball XL5 by Barry Gray

    Ultimate Cheeseorama!!
     
  17. paulspud

    paulspud Member

    Hasen't the guitarist Richard Hawley recently released an album "Coles Corner"? Heard a few tracks off it, and have ordered it. Sounds damn good, he's got a really deep bass voice. Very mellow.........
     
  18. Chris Sanders

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    Did anyone watch Hollyoaks tonight? My brother was watching it in the other room when I recogised the intro to one of my favourite Longpigs songs!!

    The Intro to 'I Lied I Love You' was used in the final scene... :D

    Jesus Christ im sad for noticing... :-?
     

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