Radiators From Space

(Dublin, Republic of Ireland Sep 76 – Mar 81)
later known as The Radiators

 

Official Pre-79 Releases;

Radiators From Space

Television Screen 7” (Chiswick, S-10) recorded Jan – Feb 77, released April 77 (UK), May 77 (Ireland, CBS, CBS-5354)
Tracks: Television Screen, Love Detective

Enemies 7” (Chiswick, NS-19) recorded Jul 77, released Sep 77
Tracks: Enemies, Psychotic Reation

Enemies (mono) promo-7” (Chiswick, NS-19P) released 77
Tracks: Enemies (mono), Enemies (stereo)

Enemigos 7” (Chiswick, 02.1341/8) released 77, Spain
Tracks: Enemigos, Acciones Electricas

Sunday World 7” (CBS, CBS-5527) released / withdrawn Sep 77, Ireland
Tracks: Sunday World, (Why can’t I be a) teenager in love

Prison Bars (mono) 7” (Chiswick, NS-24) released Nov 77, test pressing
Tracks: Prison Bars (mono), Teenager in Love

TV Tube Heart LP (Chiswick, WIK-4) recorded July 77, released Oct 77 UK, (CBS, 82314, Ireland)
Tracks: Television screen, Prison bars, Great expectations, Roxy girl, Press gang, Contact, Sunday world, Electric shares, Enemies, Ripped & torn, Not too late, Blitzin’ at the ritz, Party line

Various Artists – La Boite Punk! Ouvrez ou ca va Sauter! 16×7″ promo Box Set (Barclay) released Nov 77, France
Tracks: Television screen, Love detective

Various Artists – Long Shots, Dead Certs & Odds on Favourites LP (Chiswick, CH-5) released 77
Tracks: Television screen, Enemies

Various Artists – Never Mind Other Labels – Here’s Chiswick promo-10” LP (Chiswick, 0900.045) released 77, Germany
Tracks: Television screen

Various Artists – Ce N’Est Pas De La Couille, Voice La New Wave – New Wave Greatest Hits LP (Ariola Benelux, 25804ET) released Dec 77, Holland
Tracks: Television screen

Tracks: Various Artists – Geef Voor New Wave LP (Ariola, 25541ET) released Nov 77, Holland
Tracks: Television screen

Million dollar hero 7” (Chiswick, NS-29) recorded Jan 78, *Roundhouse 19-2-78, released Apr 78
Tracks: Million dollar hero, Blitzin’ at the ritz (live)*

Million dollar hero (edit) promo-7” (Chiswick, NS-29P) released May 78
Tracks: Million dollar hero (edit), Million Dollar hero (LP version)

Million dollar hero (remix) 7” (Chiswick/EM1, CHIS-106) released Sep 78
Tracks: Million dollar hero (remix), Blitzin’ at the ritz (live)

Various Artists – Catch a Wave 2X10” LP (Nice, NICE-1) released 78
Tracks: Television screen

Various Artists – Punk Rock ’77 New Wave ’77 LP (Pirate Dream, PD-001) released 78, Portugal
Tracks: Love detective

Various Artists – English Waves! LP (RCA Victor, PLWL-1009) released 78, Italy
Tracks: Prison Bars

Various Artists – Chiswick Aquaria LP promo (Chiswick, CHWL-1004) released 78, Italy
Tracks: Psychotic reaction, Televsion screen

The Radiators

Various Artists – Sonido Chiswick Vol. 1 promo-LP (Chiswick/Movieplay, 01.418/0) released 78, Spain
Tracks: Television Screen, Press gang, Electric shares, Not too late, Enemies, Ripped & torn

Various Artists – Sonido Chiswick LP (Chiswck, 17.1380/6) released 78, Spain
Tracks: Television screen

Ghostown LP (Chiswick, CWK-3003) recorded 78, released Aug 79
Tracks: Million dollar hero, Let’s talk about the weather, Johnny jukebox, Confidential, They’re looting in the town, Who are the strangers, Ballad of kitty rickets, Song of the faithful departed, Walking home alone again, Dead the beast, dead the poison

 

Other Pre-79 Recordings;

Peter Halidai

Outer Image 7” acetate (BULL-1) recorded 75
Tracks: Outer Image

Rough Trade

Demo recorded 12-9-76 ‘Garage Demo’ Midnite records

Hell Razors / Rough Trade / Radiators From Space

Garage Band – Rehearsals LP Private pressing *recorded Jun 76, **recorded 12-9-76, ***recorded 15-9-76, ****recorded 3-10-76
Tracks: Waiting for the man*, Gloria*, Real good time together**, Shake some action**, Trust in dick**, Blitzkrieg Bop**, Beat on the brat**, I wanna be your boyfriend**, Waiting for the man**, Gloria**, Television screen***, Mistreater***, Blitzkrieg bop***, Beat on a brat***, Stranded in the jungle***, I go ape***, I go ape #2***, Waiting for the man***, Gloria***, Stranded in the jungle****, I go ape****

Radiators From Space

The Midnite Demos 7” acetate (Hunt) recorded 30-10-76, released Nov 76 Trend Studios
Tracks: Psychotic reaction, Television screen, Mistreater, The hucklebuck

Garage Band – Rehearsals Volume Two LP () private pressing, *recorded 3-10-76, ** 16 & 17-10-76, ***recorded Nov 76, ****rehearsal 76, ***** rehearsal 76
Tracks: Gloria*, Waiting for the man*, Real good time together**, Hucklebuck**, Eighteen**, Television screen**, Gloria**, Sadist**, Mistreaters**, Psychotic reaction**, Waiting for the man**, New order kids***, Hucklebuck***, Electric shares****, Prison bars****, Shoot on sight****, Not too late****, New order kids****, Prison bars*****, Enemies*****

‘The Radiators: Garage Band – Volume 3’ LP, Rehearsal recorded 15-2-77, Nigel Averill’s Shed, Malahide
Tracks: Real good time together, New order (Blitzin’ at the ritz), Teenage head, Trust in dick, Radiatin’, Love detective, Gloria, Mistreater, Television screen, Hucklebuck, I feel alright, Width of a circle, (talk), Television screen, Television screen #2, Television screen #3, Television screen #4, Television screen #5, Love detective, Television screen (Trend studio16-2-77)

Unreleased 7″ (Chiswick) Recorded Jul 77
Tracks: Blitzin’ at the Ritz, Not too late

Our Times, RTE TV show recorded 20-9-77 (Tracks unknown)

Demos recorded Dec 77, London (2nd album, Tracks unknown)

Kursaal Ballroom, Southend 17-12-77
Tracks: Sunday World, Roxy Girl, Press Gang, Prison Bars, Electic Shares, T.V. Screen, Party Line, Psychotic Reaction, Enemies

Demos recorded Jan 78, County Kildare (Tracks unknown)

Roundhouse, London 19-2-78
Tracks: Blitzin’ at the ritz, Contact, Electric shares, Enemies, Million dollar hero, Press gang, Prison bars, Psychotic reaction, Roxy girl, Sunday world, Teenager in love

Demos recorded Mar – Apr 78 Covent Garden (2nd album, Tracks unknown)

Demos recorded May – Jul 78, Good Earth Studios (2nd album), includes Ruan O’Lochlainn (sax) & Mary Hopkin (voc)

Unreleased 7″ (Chiswick, NS-45), recorded Jan 78, planned release Jul 78
Tracks: Walking Home again, the hucklebuck, try and stop me

 

Further Information;

http://www.irishrock.org/irodb/bands/radiators.html
http://u2theearlydayz.com/radiators-from-space.html
http://www.theradiators.tv/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Radiators_from_Space
http://www.punk77.co.uk/groups/radiatorsfromspace.htm
http://www.myspace.com/theradiatorsfromspace
http://www.pogues.com/PastPogues/PChevron/Rads.html

Line ups:

.                                         Greta Garbage
Bent Fairy & the Punks      & the Trash Cans                  Rockette #1
72 –                                    Jan 75 –                                 Mar 76 – May 76
Billy Morley (gtr)                 Billy Morley (gtr)                    Billy Morley (gtr)
Steve Rapid (voc)              Steve Rapid (voc)                 Steve Rapid (voc)
Peter Holidai (gtr/voc)        Peter Holidai (gtr/voc)           Peter Holidai (gtr/voc)
Noel Storey (bass)                                                          Joey Clarke (drms)
Johnny McAdam (drms)

#2                                      Hell Razors #1                       #2 / Rough Trade
May 76 – Jun 76                Jun 76 – Aug 76                    Aug 76 – Sep 76
Phil Chevron (gtr/voc)       Dave McAdam (bass)             Mark Magaray (bass)
Jimmy Crashe (drms)        Jimmy Crashe (drms)             Jimmy Crashe (drms)
Steve Rapid (voc)              Steve Rapid (voc)                  Steve Rapid (voc)
Peter Holidai (gtr/voc)        Peter Holidai (gtr/voc)            Peter Holidai (gtr/voc)
.                                         Phil Chevron (gtr/voc)            Phil Chevron (gtr/voc)

Radiators from Space #1  #2                                          Radiators #1
Sep 76 – Sep 77              Sep 77 – Sep 78                    Sep 78 – Mar 79
Steve Rapid (voc)             Phil Chevron (voc)                 Phil Chevron (voc)
Phil Chevron (gtr/voc)       Pete Holidai (gtr/voc)             Pete Holidai (gtr/voc)
Pete Holidai (gtr/voc)        Mark Megaray (bass)             Mark Megaray (bass)
Mark Megaray (bass)        Jimmy Crashe (drms)             Jimmy Crashe (drms)
Jimmy Crashe (drms)                                                      Billy Morley (gtr)

#2                                     #3                                          #4
Mar 79 – Aug 79              Aug 79 – Oct 80                     Oct 80 – Mar 81
Phil Chevron (voc)           Phil Chevron (voc/bass)         Phil Chevron (voc)
Pete Holidai (gtr/voc)       Pete Holidai (gtr/voc)              Pete Holidai (gtr/voc)
Mark Megaray (bass)      Jimmy Crashe (drms)              Jimmy Crashe (drms)
Jimmy Crashe (drms)                                                      Neil Whiffen (bass)
.                                                                                      Nick Hurt (keyb)
Phil Chevron is ex-Philip Chevron Band
Steve Rapid later in Modernaires
Billy Morley is ex-Revolver
Mark Megaray later in the Eric Bell Band
Johnny McAdam is later in Chevrolet
Billy Morley later in Revolver