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Yearly Archives: 1989

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Jericho Tavern, Oxford, UK (2nd Set)
Ride
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Union City Blue (Blondie) Picture This (Blondie) In The Flesh (Blondie) (I'm Always Touched By Your) Presence Dear (Blondie) Atomic (Blondie) Dreaming (Blondie) I Wanna Be Your Dog (The Stooges) Venue re-opened for private party after main show Alex Taylor (Motorcycle Boy) appeared on vocals 'Motorcycle Ride' cassette given away free at this show

Jericho Tavern, Oxford, UK (1st Set)
Ride
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Seagull Silver Chelsea Girl Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Furthest Sense Close My Eyes Ride Mind Fuck

Motorcycle Ride (Cassette & 7″)

Union City Blue Atomic 'Xmas 89' Given away free at 22/12/89 private party at the Jericho Tavern, Oxford, where Ride played a set of (mainly) Blondie covers with Alex Taylor of Motorcycle Boy. Alex also appears on the songs on this cassette. Re-issued in 1993 as a semi-official bootleg 7" by Fierce Records  

Subterranea, London, UK
SNUB TV Compilation video

Seagull Chelsea Girl Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Perfect Time Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Supporting Galaxie 500 At least part of the show was recorded by BBC Snub TV - 'Drive Blind' was broadcast on TV, and released on the 'Snub TV Vol 2' video compilation

Ride EP Test Pressing
21st December test pressing
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12" Promo - CRE 72T Chelsea Girl Drive Blind All I Can See Close My Eyes Mayking Records white labels stamped 12th and 21st Dec 1989, presumably the pressing dates. accompanied by a Creation Records press release Ride EP details here

Camden Falcon, London, UK
Ride

Seagull Chelsea Girl Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Perfect Time Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Supported by My Jealous God

December 1989 Recording Session
Ride
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Union City Blue Atomic Session at EMI Publishing Studios, Charing Cross Road, London Session also featured Alex Taylor (Motorcycle Boy) on vocals. Released on 'Motorcycle Ride' cassette at private party 22/12/89 - later on 7" by Fierce Records

Syndrome, London, UK
Ride
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Seagull Chelsea Girl Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Perfect Time Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck

Joiners Arms, Southampton, UK
Ride
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Seagull Chelsea Girl Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Perfect Time Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Supporting Telescopes

ULU, London, UK
Ride

Seagull Silver Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Chelsea Girl Close My Eyes Ride Mind Fuck Supported byTeenage Fanclub Headlined by Pastels and Pale Saints  

Gig (Interview)

Zap Club, Brighton, UK
1989 tour poster

Seagull Chelsea Girl Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Perfect Time Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Supporting Soup Dragons

Polytechnic, Leicester, UK
1989 tour poster
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Seagull Chelsea Girl Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Perfect Time Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Supporting Soup Dragons

Hummingbird, Birmingham, UK
1989 tour poster

Seagull Chelsea Girl Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Perfect Time Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Supporting Soup Dragons

Polytechnic, Sheffield, UK
1989 tour poster

Seagull Chelsea Girl Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Perfect Time Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Supporting Soup Dragons Ride met Creation Records' Alan McGee for the first time after this show  

Polytechnic, Oxford, UK
Ride
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Seagull Chelsea Girl Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Perfect Time Close My Eyes Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Friends of the Earth benefit Supported by Biros

29/10/89 Demo
Ride

Seagull Another Stupid Day (Perfect Time) Dreams Burn Down Silver Furthest Sense Hit Me Like A Train Like A Daydream Smile Distributed on cassette Probably recorded at Liquidator Studios, London

The YMCA, Chelmsford, UK
Ride

Seagull Chelsea Girl Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Perfect Time Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Supported by local bands

The Square, Harlow, UK
Ride
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Seagull Chelsea Girl Dreams Burn Down Like A Daydream Drive Blind Perfect Time Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) New band night Supported by Restless Native & Is It Any Wonder

Dingwalls, London, UK
Ride

Seagull Like A Daydream Silver Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Perfect Time Close My Eyes Furthest Sense Dreams Burn Down Smile Ride Mind Fuck Supporting Dave Kusworth's Bounty Hunters

Co-Op Hall, Oxford, UK

Seagull Like A Daydream Silver Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Perfect Time Close My Eyes Furthest Sense Dreams Burn Down Smile Ride Mind Fuck Supported by Carter USM & Bell Jar cassette image courtesy Paul Scarrott

Electric Broom Cupboard, Sherborne, UK
Ride
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All I Can See Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Smile Perfect Time Silver Intro-154 Close My Eyes Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Supporting Carter USM

Camden Falcon, London, UK
Ride

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Smile Perfect Time Silver Intro-154 Close My Eyes Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Supporting Popguns

Camden Falcon, London, UK
Ride

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Smile Perfect Time Silver Intro-154 Close My Eyes Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Supporting Dave Howard Singers

South Parks, Oxford, UK
Ride

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Smile Perfect Time Silver Intro-154 Close My Eyes Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck 'Fun In The Parks' Supporting Cropdusters & Heptones

White Horse, Hampstead, UK
Ride

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Smile Perfect Time Silver Intro-154 Close My Eyes Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Supporting Blow Up

Jericho Tavern, Oxford, UK

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Drive Blind Smile Perfect Time Silver Intro-154 Close My Eyes Furthest Sense Ride Mind Fuck Supported by Colour Mary

Nags Head, High Wycombe, UK
Ride

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Hit Me Like A Train Drive Blind Intro-154 Close My Eyes Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Supporting Wild Poppies  

July 1989 Recording Session
Ride

Chelsea Girl All I Can See Close My Eyes Recording session at Union Studios, Oxford - recorded by Calvin & Alan Recordings were remixed at Arkantide Studios in London by Cally and Ben (from WEA) on 12/9/89 and these remixes appeared on 'Ride EP' in January 1990. The original mixes comprised the tape that was sent out to the Music Industry over the Summer of '89 re: booking gigs, record company interest etc

Jericho Tavern, Oxford, UK (2nd set)
Ride

Lucky Star (Madonna) Burning Up (Madonna) I Wanna Be Your Dog (The Stooges) Material Girl (Madonna) True Blue (Madonna) Like A Virgin (Madonna) Femme Fatale (The Velvet Underground & Nico) Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles)

Jericho Tavern, Oxford, UK (1st Set)
Ride

Jam Furthest Sense Chelsea Girl All I Can See Perfect Time Drive Blind Smile Intro-154 Close My Eyes I'm Fine Thanks Ride Mind Fuck I Can See For Miles (The Who) Supported by Biros

Madonna covers with Amelia Fletcher
Madonna Covers Cassette

Bootleg cassette sold in Camden Market. Recorded live at second set of Ride's covers gig at The Jericho Tavern in Oxford on 16th June 1989. Vocals by Amelia Fletcher of Talulah Gosh and Heavenly. Lucky Star Burning Up I Wanna Be Your Dog (The Stooges cover) Material Girl True Blue Like A Virgin Femme Fatale (Velvet Underground and Nico cover) Tomorrow Never Knows (the Beatles cover) See listing on Discogs here.

Polytechnic, Oxford, UK
Ride

Furthest Sense Chelsea Girl All I Can See Perfect Time Drive Blind Smile Intro-154 I Wanna Be Your Dog (The Stooges) Close My Eyes I'm Fine Thanks Ride Mind Fuck Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Supporting Wild Poppies

University, Swansea, UK
Ride

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Hit Me Like A Train Drive Blind Intro-154 Close My Eyes Burning Up (Madonna) I Wanna Be Your Dog (The Stooges) I'm Fine Thanks Ride Mind Fuck Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) All Day Event Supported by Wild Poppies

May 1989 Demo
Ride

Uptight (Furthest Sense) Perfect Time Smile Four Track demo, recorded in Steve's room. This version of 'Smile' can be found on 'Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95'

Co-Op Hall, Oxford, UK
Ride

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Hit Me Like A Train Drive Blind Intro-154 Close My Eyes Burning Up (Madonna) I Wanna Be Your Dog (The Stooges) I'm Fine Thanks Ride Mind Fuck Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Supporting Mournblade

Demo #3 (AKA ‘RIDE Demo #3’, ‘RIDE Demo’) Cassette
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Chelsea Girl Drive Blind I'm Fine Thanks Cassette sold at early gigs. This was the band's third demo, but first in a recording studio: it is also the only demo recording the band sold commercially Some copies invert the track running order Some copies in handwritten/letrasetted sleeve Inserts vary 'Drive Blind' from this demo was later released on the Ride EP 'I'm Fine Thanks' released on‘Firing Blanks_Unreleased Ride Recordings 1988-95‘ compilation   Bottom two images courtesy Ride - The Network  

Jericho Tavern, Oxford, UK
Ride

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Hit Me Like A Train Drive Blind Intro-154 Close My Eyes Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Supporting FBI

Jericho Tavern, Oxford, UK

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Hit Me Like A Train Drive Blind Intro 154 Close My Eyes Why? (I'm Fine Thanks) Ride Mind Fuck Burning Up (Madonna) I Wanna Be Your Dog (The Stooges) Supporting The Driscolls

Mill, Banbury, UK
Ride

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Hit Me like A Train Drive Blind Intro-154 Close My Eyes I'm Fine Thanks Ride Mind Fuck Burning Up (Madonna) I Wanna Be Your Dog (The Stooges) Supported by FBI

Demo #2
Ride

Chelsea Girl I'm Fine Thanks All I Can See 4 track demo, recorded in ‘Steve’s room’ Distributed on cassette

Jericho Tavern, Oxford, UK
Ride

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Hit Me Like A Train Drive Blind Intro-154 Close My Eyes I'm Fine Thanks Ride Mind Fuck Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Supporting Wild Poppies

Mill, Banbury, UK
Ride

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Hit Me Like A Train Drive Blind Intro-154 Close My Eyes I'm Fine Thanks Ride Mind Fuck Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Supporting Razor Veins

Banbury FC, Banbury, UK
Ride
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All I Can See Chelsea Girl Hit Me Like A Train Drive Blind Intro-154 Close My Eyes Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Supporting Jo Jo Namoza

Jericho Tavern, Oxford, UK
Ride

All I Can See Chelsea Girl Hit Me Like A Train Drive Blind Intro-154 Close My Eyes Tomorrow Never Knows (The Beatles) Supporting Satan Knew My Father