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Alive At The Batcave - Specimen  
Alive At The Batcave
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Specimen formed in Bristol, England during 1980. Their first show was at a street party celebrating the wedding of The Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer. In 1982, the band relocated to Soho, London, where they would play many shows at the infamous club known as The Batcave. Specimen's vocalist Ollie Wisdom founded and ran the club during 1982-1983.Unusual for a keyboardist, Jonny Slut became the face of the band and its most famous member, due largely to his striking image and fashion sense.

While the band were together, they never released a full album, only singles and an E.P., though in 1997 two full-length compilations would be released featuring various Specimen songs.

On 11th July 2008 the original Specimen lineup from 1983 (Olli Wisdom, Jon Klein, Kevin Mills, Jonny Slut, & Chris Bell!!) appeared live at the BATCAVE club (Club Antichrist) along with Sex Gang Children and DJ Hamish. To mark this special event EWSR recorded the live show.. We hope you enjoy!

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CD Track List:  
Track Title Artist
01 Stand Up Stand Out Specimen Play
02 Tell Tail Specimen Play
03 Beauty Of Poisin Specimen Play
04 Hex Specimen Play
05 Dead Man's Autochop Specimen Play
06 Syria Specimen Play
07 Wolverines Specimen Play
08 Lovers Specimen Play
09 Death Drive Specimen Play
10 Ooze Specimen Play
11 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Specimen Play
12 Returning From A Journey Specimen Play
Label ProfileLabel: Eyes Wide Shut Recordings
Sales NotesFormat: CD
Further InformationBarcode: 859700881088
Track ListingRelease Date: 2008-11-14
Genre: AlternativeCatalogue Number: X087128CD