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The Jags

The Jags has been played on NTS shows including Crossed Wires w/ Amanda Siegel, with Back Of My Hand first played on 28 February 2020.

The Jags, a mod revival fueled new wave/power pop band, was formed in 1978 by the Yorkshire-based songwriting team of Nick Watkinson (vocals) and John Alder (guitar), with Steve Prudence (bass) and Alex Baird (drums). In July 1978, they signed to Island Records and released a promising four-track EP. Their 1980 debut LP, 'Evening Standards', included a highly derivative though memorable single called "Back of My Hand", which had reached the U.K. Top 40 the previous fall. Breaking through…

Back Of My Hand
The Jags
Island Records1979
Back Of My Hand
The JagsIsland Records1979