WHIRLWIND – BLOWING UP A STORM – CHISWICK 2021 LIMITED REISSUE

In the middle of the punks vs Teds battles, Whirlwind became the go-to support act for the Clash, Blondie, Ian Dury and many others. With charismatic frontman Nigel Dixon’s pop star good looks and vocally channelling Billy Fury, this debut LP grabbed the sound of Whirlwind in the raw.

The look was encapsulated in the spectacular cover design by Barney Bubbles, which brought the 50s into the 70s. The sight of punks doing the Rock-A-Billy heel and toe skip dance in bondage trousers never ceased to amuse.

This all predated the amalgamation of the two into psychobilly and “Blowing Up A Storm” is now regarded as a quintessential album for every discerning punk hepcat…

LIMITED 180g / YELLOW VINYL EDITION

Side 1

01 Boppin’ High School Baby

02 My Bucket’s Got A Hole In It

03 My Advice

04 A Thousand Stars

05 One More Chance

06 Don’t Be Crazy

Side 2

01 Rockin’ Daddy

02 Slow Down

03 Blue Moon Of Kentucky

04 Together Forever

05 Who’s That Knocking?

06 Tore Apart

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