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20 Years Ago Today: First Ever Blow Up Release!

20 Years Ago Today: First Ever Blow Up Release!

The Weekenders 'All Grown Up'/'Househusband'

The first release on Blow Up Records, released on 4th May 1994 and sold at a launch party at the Tuffnel Park Dome, London withThe Bluetones as guests + Blow Up DJs. The remaining stock was then sold as a mail-order release - a total pressing of a  1000 on 7" Vinyl - Cat. No. BLOWUP001.

Produced and engineered by Vic Keary at the legendary Chiswick Reach Studios on 8-track tape.  The Weekenders: Paul Tunkin, James Hender, Chris Remington and Steve Smith. Both ‘All Grown Up’ and ‘Househusband’ were recorded as part of an eight song session in February 1994.

"The title track is pleasantly reminiscent of The Kinks. A good listen and, like The Easybeats' Friday On My Mind, doesn't outstay its welcomeRECORD COLLECTOR 'CLUB CLASSICS'
04 May 2014