Artist / Band: THE MOTORCYCLE BOY
Song (MP3): YOU AND ME AGAINST THE WORLD
File Under: Indie Pop
Label: Creation Records
Info: The origins of the Motorcycle Boy go back to Scotland 1985 when a band named after a Fire Engines b-side were formed - Meat Whiplash. They signed to Creation Records releasing one single for that label (which was produced by The Jesus & Mary Chain).
In 1987 the band recruited vocalist Alex Taylor from The Shop Assistants and changed their name to The Motorcycle Boy (from a character in the movie Rumblefish).
They signed to Rough Trade releasing one single for that label before signing to Chrysalis releasing two singles and one album for that label. From Chrysalis they moved onto Nymphaea Pink releasing another couple of singles before calling it a day in 1990.
The definitive line up was Alex Taylor, Paul McDermott, Michael Kerr, Eddy Connolly and David Scott.
More information of other releases Alex Taylor appeared on can be found here.
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