A Perfect Combination: The Untold Stories of Hull Pop

Against The Odds

Moscow with Jonathan Leafe (centre)

Jonathan Leafe was a member of The Odds and later Moscow. Here he describes how he was invited to audition for The Odds by future Sade member Stuart Matthewman. Jonathan is currently a member of Moscow for Pleasure.


Sounds In The Suburbs

The Odds with Keiran Moses (far right)

Keiran Moses was a member of The Odds and later Moscow. Here he describes the impact Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars had on his teenage suburban life and how Davie Bowie influenced him. Keiran is currently a member of Moscow For Pleasure.


Local Filth And Fury

The Vets with Neil Scott (second left)

Neil Scott  was a founder member of Hornsea punk band The Vets. Here he describes how the band outraged the local community, and how the sound of the band gradually evolved through constant practice in a Hornsea church. Neil went on from the Vets to play with Everything But The Girl and Felt. He currently plays guitar in Hornsea band Sleeperman.


Years Of Pain

Pete Stitt fronting Strangeways

Pete Stitt formed Hull punk band Strangeways in 1977. Here he describes the release of the bands legendary single Years Of Pain, and other bands on the Hull punk scene. Pete still plays rock n roll in Hull and is planning a Strangeways reunion for 2017.


Benefit Of The Doubt

Jump The Gun with Peter Robinson (first left)

Peter Robinson was a member of Beverly 1970’s folk band Diggorry Venn and 1980’s ‘new wavers’ Jump The Gun. Here he describes how playing political benefits was a large part of the local music scene in the 1980’s. Peter currently plays bass with Snake Eye and Henry Priestman’s backing band Men Of A Certain Age.


Come Back When It’s Finished

Indians in Moscow with Stuart Walton (first left)

Stuart Walton was a member of Hornses new wave group The Most, before becoming a founder member of Hornsea synthesiser band Indians in Moscow. Here he describes recording the independent chart hit single Naughty Miranda, and a subsequent appearance on Channel 4’s The Tube ‘Hull Special’. Stuart continues to record music with Leapfrogtown.

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