The Tubes - Infomercial

Controversial, camp...The Tubes established themselves as an essential live-act in the late 1970s in spite of some adverse press that branded them as base and depraved. Taking a cue from Frank Zappa, they fashioned their own brand of satirical rock theatre.

By 1981, when this live concert was recorded, they had refined their act dramatically and the later albums featured melodic power-pop in addition to the anthems "White Punks On Dope" and "Mondo Bondage". These pieces are included on this Hux release together with the single "Don't Want To Wait Anymore".

The 8-page booklet includes extensive liner notes and  rare photographs.


"If you listen closely you can almost feel the energy that made the Tubes visits to the UK so remarkable, as they turn the lights out on London and the Hammersmith Odeon once again..."

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1.Completion Backwards Overture
2. A Matter Of Pride
3. Think About Me
4. Amnesia
5. Mr.Hate
6. Attack Of The Fifty Foot Woman
7. Smoke (La Vie Un Fumer)
8. Mondo Bondage
9. Don't Want To Wait Anymore
10. Sushi Girl
11. Talk To Ya Later
12. Let's Make Some Noise
13. Weebee Dance
14. White Punks On Dope

Recorded at the Hammersmith Odeon,
London 16.7.81

First transmitted on BBC Radio 1,

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