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The Mekons

The Mekons has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 12 episodes and was first played on 9 November 2015.

The Mekons are a punk rock/post punk band. They are one of the longest-running and most prolific of the first-wave British punk bands (rivaled in both categories only by The Fall).

Leeds University art students Jon Langford and Tom Greenhalgh formed the Mekons in 1977, taking the band's name from the Mekon, an evil, super-intelligent Venusian featured in the British 1950s-1960s comic Dan Dare (printed in the Eagle). The band first gained widepread popularity with the single "Never Been in a Riot," a satirical…

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Where Were You
The Mekons
Fast Product1978
Where Were You
The MekonsFast Product1978
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Where Were You?
Mekons
Cooking Vinyl U.S.A.2004
Where Were You?
MekonsCooking Vinyl U.S.A.2004
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Ghosts Of American Astronauts
Mekons
Sin Record Company1988
Ghosts Of American Astronauts
MekonsSin Record Company1988
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Snow
The Mekons
Red Rhino Records1980
Snow
The MekonsRed Rhino Records1980
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Work All Week
The Mekons
Virgin1979
Work All Week
The MekonsVirgin1979
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The Building
Mekons
Quarterstick Records2004
The Building
MekonsQuarterstick Records2004
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32 Weeks
Mekons
Quarterstick Records2004
32 Weeks
MekonsQuarterstick Records2004
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