Music Box 20th May 2023

We start today with Birmingham group Broadcast, with Until Then, from their debut album The Noise Made By People (Warp Records 2000).
Day After were a Belgian post-punk band who released one record, Recourse (New Music Records 12” 1983). From it, here’s Ticking Away.
Flex And The Fastweather were an Irish synthpop band (website) who released three singles. This is the first, Behind The Wire (Right Stuff Records 7” 1985).
Et maintenant, French yé-yé singer Chantal Kelly, born Chantal Bassignani on April 8, 1950 in Marseille. This is the absolutely charming Le Château De Sable, from her sixth single, the Notre Prof’ D’Anglais E.P. (Philips 7” 1966), which was also collected on her sole LP Interdit Aux Moins De 18 Ans (Philips 1967). Enjoy. 
We conclude with this treat from Manchester 80s indie pop darlings The Smiths, with “The Queen Is Dead”, a Film By Derek Jarman (super 8mm film and video). Featuring album tracks The Queen Is Dead, and There Is A Light That Never Goes Out, from their third studio LP The Queen Is Dead (Rough Trade 1986), and lastly the standalone single Panic (Rough Trade 7”/12”/CD 1986). Until next week …