Felt

Short biography of Felt: Formed 1979 by Lawrence Hayward who recorded the first single 'Index' on his own and soon dropped his surname in fear of getting associated with another popular Hayward who isn't fully named here out of respect.

The first string of releases through Cherry Red Records featured soundscapes dominated by the playing of classically trained guitarist [a=Maurice Deebank] and audible influences by Television, Subway Sect and the Velvet Underground. For some reason despite critical acclaim and a #1 indie single ('Primitive Painters') they never made it big but even were denied major support from Wea Records (through Blanco Y Negro).

After Deebank left in 1986 they signed to Creation Records and released [i]Forever Breathes The Lonely Word[/i], arguably one of their highlights and still lauded as one of the decade's best pop albums. Nevertheless it failed to chart and as they were turned down by Wea Records for a 2nd time in 1987 (this time through Wea-Creation joint label Elevation) it got less likely to carry on for much longer. It must have been about then that Lawrence developed his infamous [i]ten albums and ten singles in ten years plan[/i] which he actually succeeded at when finally releasing [i]Me And A Monkey On The Moon[/i] on √Čl Records in November 1989.

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# Album cover Album title Tracks amount Download album in mp3? Official release date Production label
1 Felt - Primitive Painters Primitive Painters 2
mp3, CD
1988-08-00 Cherry Red
2 Felt - Sunlight Bathed The Golden Glow Sunlight Bathed The Golden Glow 3
mp3, CD
1984-07-00 Cherry Red
3 Felt - Poem Of The River Poem Of The River 6
mp3, CD
1987-06-00 Creation Records
4 Felt - Gold Mine Trash Gold Mine Trash 10
mp3, CD
1987 Rebel Rec.
5 Felt - Ignite The Seven Cannons And Set Sail For The Sun Ignite The Seven Cannons And Set Sail For The Sun 11
mp3, CD
1985-09-20
6 Felt - Me And A Monkey On The Moon Me And A Monkey On The Moon 10
mp3, CD
1989-11-13
7 Felt - The Splendour Of Fear The Splendour Of Fear 6
mp3, CD
1984 Cherry Red
8 Felt - Poem Of The River & Forever Breathes The Lonely Word Poem Of The River & Forever Breathes The Lonely Word 14
mp3, CD
1988-05-00
9 Felt - Train Above The City / The Pictorial Jackson Review Train Above The City / The Pictorial Jackson Review 18
mp3, CD
Creation Records
10 Felt - Primitive Painters Primitive Painters 3
mp3, CD
1992-03-00 Cherry Red
11 Felt - Crumbling The Antiseptic Beauty / The Splendour Of Fear Crumbling The Antiseptic Beauty / The Splendour Of Fear 12
mp3, CD
1986-09-00 Cherry Red
12 Felt - The Strange Idols Pattern And Other Short Stories The Strange Idols Pattern And Other Short Stories 10
mp3, CD
1984-10-26 Cherry Red
13 Felt - Crumbling The Antiseptic Beauty Crumbling The Antiseptic Beauty 6
mp3, CD
2003 Cherry Red
14 Felt - The Splendour Of Fear The Splendour Of Fear 6
mp3, CD
2003 Cherry Red
15 Felt - The Strange Idols Pattern And Other Short Stories The Strange Idols Pattern And Other Short Stories 9
mp3, CD
2003 Cherry Red
16 Felt - Ignite The Seven Cannons Ignite The Seven Cannons 11
mp3, CD
2003 Cherry Red
17 Felt - Let The Snakes Crinkle Their Heads To Death Let The Snakes Crinkle Their Heads To Death 10
mp3, CD
2003 Cherry Red
18 Felt - Forever Breathes The Lonely Word Forever Breathes The Lonely Word 8
mp3, CD
2003 Cherry Red
19 Felt - Crumbling The Antiseptic Beauty Crumbling The Antiseptic Beauty 6
mp3, CD
1982-03-00 Cherry Red
20 Felt - Gold Mine Trash Gold Mine Trash 10
mp3, CD
1987 Cherry Red
21 Felt - The Pictorial Jackson Review The Pictorial Jackson Review 10
mp3, CD
2003 Cherry Red
22 Felt - Train Above The City Train Above The City 8
mp3, CD
2003 Cherry Red
23 Felt - Me And A Monkey On The Moon Me And A Monkey On The Moon 10
mp3, CD
2003
24 Felt - Penelope Tree Penelope Tree 3
mp3, CD
1983-06-00 Cherry Red
25 Felt - Poem Of The River Poem Of The River 6
mp3, CD
1987 Relativity
26 Felt - Space Blues Space Blues 4
mp3, CD
1988-08-00 Creation Records
27 Felt - Absolute Classic Masterpieces Absolute Classic Masterpieces 18
mp3, CD
1992-04-00 Cherry Red
28 Felt - Stains On A Decade Stains On A Decade 15
mp3, CD
2003 Cherry Red
29 Felt - The Strange Idols Pattern And Other Short Stories / Ignite The Seven Cannons The Strange Idols Pattern And Other Short Stories / Ignite The Seven Cannons 22
mp3, CD
1992 Cherry Red
30 Felt - Trails Of Colour Dissolve / My Face Is On Fire Trails Of Colour Dissolve / My Face Is On Fire 2
mp3, CD
1982-09-00 Cherry Red
31 Felt - Primitive Painters Primitive Painters 2
mp3, CD
1985-08-00 Cherry Red
32 Felt - Crumbling The Antiseptic Beauty Crumbling The Antiseptic Beauty 6
mp3, CD
1984 Trio-Kenwood Corporation
33 Felt - Gold Mine Trash Gold Mine Trash 19
mp3, CD
1987-09-00 Cherry Red
34 Felt - Me And A Monkey On The Moon Me And A Monkey On The Moon 10
mp3, CD
1989-11-13
35 Felt - Rain Of Crystal Spires / I Will Die With My Head In Flames Rain Of Crystal Spires / I Will Die With My Head In Flames 2
mp3, CD
1986-09-00

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