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Spratleys Japs

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Spratleys Japs

Spratleys Japs has been played on NTS in shows including Fire Shuffle w/ Steve Davis & Kavus Torabi , featured first on 14 November 2018. Songs played include Secret, Hands and Vine.

Spratleys Japs was a British psychedelic rock band formed by Cardiacs leader Tim Smith and Joanne Spratley. The band is known to have been inspired by the sound of a malfunctioning Mellotron loaned to Tim Smith by Planet Mellotron coordinator Andy Thompson. The Mellotron is used extensively on the Spratleys Japs recordings. (It has since been repaired).

The band's lineup was Tim Smith (bass guitar, vocals, Mellotron), Joanne Spratley (vocals, flugelhorn, Theremin), Heidi Murphy…

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Secret
Spratleys Japs
All My Eye And Betty Martin Music1999
Secret
Spratleys JapsAll My Eye And Betty Martin Music1999
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Spratleys Japs
Not On Label2018
Hands
Spratleys JapsNot On Label2018
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Vine
Spratleys Japs
All My Eye And Betty Martin Music1999
Vine
Spratleys JapsAll My Eye And Betty Martin Music1999
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