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And another moment, and we loved that too, when it was hard to think of a more deserving candidate. Forty-plus years on, two separate stories take the legend around the UK. Lindisfarne Live — whether the original seven song budget LP, or the fourteen track expanded version that is now out on CD — sums up everything that Lindisfarne meant at the time, which in turn encapsulates most of what they still mean today.
Recorded in Decemberit captured Lindisfarne in the heart of that aforementioned moment, celebrating a year that had given them a major hit single, a monster hit album, a United States debut… the lot.
And, just as valuably, it caught a voluble, volatile audience that knew every word, every syllable, every breath the band would take, and roars lustily along with even the instrumental passages. And so it should be. While the rest of the scene colored their faces and spray-painted their sideburns, and even the Strawbs glittered up for the right TV shows, Lindisfarne may have changed a T-shirt once or twice, but the clothes they wore the first time you saw them were essentially the same ones they were wearing the last.Lindisfarne playing "Meet Me On The Corner" at Bilston on 15th December 2014
But they were unstoppable all the same. Word of dissent racked the rumor mill.
In springLindisfarne could do nothing wrong. They left Charisma and that may not have been their smartest ever move. Alan Hull went solo, but the band really broke up long before it split. However, the band obtained a strong following from its popular live concerts and built a reputation as one of the top festival bands.
This album reached No.
The song's distinctive rhythm has also been cited as an influence on the Queen song "'39". The debut album Nicely Out of Tune belatedly made the UK album chart Top 10 and the band began to attract a larger media following, with some calling Hull the greatest songwriter since Bob Dylan.
The band were even referred to as the "s Beatles ". It was released in September and entered the Top 10 in the first week, receiving lukewarm reviews. Internal tensions surfaced during a disappointing tour of Australia in early Hull initially considered leaving the band, but was persuaded to reconsider.
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It was agreed that he and Jackson would keep the group name while Cowe, Clements and Laidlaw left to form their own outfit Jack The Lad. The Newcastle City Hall reunion was so acclaimed that the band repeated it a year later and decided to get back together on a permanent basis in earlyJack the Lad having disbanded after none of their singles or albums on two different labels made the charts.
They continued to perform at Newcastle City Hall every Christmas for many years performing a total of shows at the venue overall. They gained a new record deal with Mercury Records and returned to the charts in with the UK chart top 10 hit "Run For Home", an autobiographical song about the rigours of touring and relief at returning home.
The song also gave them a hit in various countries, and was their first top 40 US singles chart hit with Atco Recordsreaching No. The album Back and Fourth moved into the UK album chart top 30; however, subsequent singles taken from the album which included "Juke Box Gypsy" and "Warm Feeling" failed to sustain their newly found success.
The Australian tour of early was cancelled after their show in Wellington, New Zealand, when the promoter vanished with their fee and air tickets home.
The next album The News and the singles from it were commercial failures, and the band lost their record deal. They formed their own company Lindisfarne Musical Productions and recorded singles such as the electric, rock-oriented "Friday Girl" and the humorous song "I Must Stop Going To Parties" in the early s, as well as the album Sleepless Nights.
Saxophonist, flautist and vocalist Marty Craggs joined shortly afterwards, making the band a sextet.