'The Skinflint's Introduction To The World Of Beatnik Filmstars'

by Beatnik Filmstars

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released April 26, 2012

This compilation . 2012. Copyright : T.I.L.U (The International Lo-Fi Underground) / A.A. Jarrett
Artwork by Dog's Dinner / Arthur.

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Beatnik Filmstars Bristol, UK

After popular C86 Garage Band The Groove Farm called it a day, singer Andrew A. Jarrett formed Beatnik Filmstars in 1990. The band lasted until 1998 before collapsing!Then they had a return run from 2005 until 2020 but finally collapsed for one final time. Now Andrew Arthur Jarrett makes noises under the name 'Our Arthur' They recorded for Merge & Slumberland amongst other indie labels. ... more

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Track Name: 50/50 Split
"If I trust in you, would you trust in me?"
Track Name: Our Celestial Pilot
"your head is a mess and i'm taking bets that you won't get far away"
Track Name: Inside The Mind Of Sam
"Step forward and speak your lines clearly"
Track Name: Back Up Plan
"never ever put your faith in your favourite singer, because you like the lyrics . The day will come my friend, you'll find out they were in it for the money"
Track Name: Vicious Bookseller
"I'm not like anyone I know, or would ever want to know"
Track Name: Hairstyle Of A Smug Bastard
"you don't like us, you're frightened of us, we're scum from low to the lowest class"
Track Name: Tearing Apart My World (Beezer Radio Edit)
"sit yourself down, write me some words"
Track Name: Mess
rich boys with bad guitars, let's see what you can do in a fist fight"
Track Name: Wild Eyed & Restless & Free
" Don't believe the hype, the blind leading the blind. Ears that you keep very clean"
Track Name: Milk
"they all love a man is a uniform, but uniforming is conforming"
Track Name: You Call It Fate, I Call It Life
"your hair's turned mostly grey"
Track Name: Long Way To Go
"we've been somewhere, we're getting nowhere"
Track Name: Always Meet In A Light Grey Place (Live Radio Session)
"Don't do me any favours"
Track Name: Nervous
" I was a quiet child I didn't often smile, at school I was kicked down three flights of stairs. I developed a limp through nervous tension"
Track Name: Now I'm A Millionaire
"so take a chance, try getting all the things that you want but don't have"
Track Name: Five Hidden Aces
"welcome to the sound, of the international lo-fi underground"
Track Name: Free Hearing Aids For The Blind
"hit yourself in the face 'til it hurts, then hit yourself in the face again"
Track Name: Apathetic English Swine
"I don't want to go anywhere, I don't want do anything, I don't want to see anyone. Do nothing"
Track Name: Slimcia Girl
"do do, do do, do do"
Track Name: Ransack The Misfits
"Urban life seemed to change him, he saw glamour in every doorway, it's plain tacky but he just loved it, he's as easy to pease as a Dutch man"
Track Name: Ian Day
"if you close your eys then you'll never see all the emotion here inside me, who needs a life when you've got TV?"
Track Name: Rats (Radio Session Version)
"Down in Hope Cove, where they smoke loads, there's a heady fog, follows me back to the city, where they never stop to think that the slaughterhouse must stink of murder"
Track Name: Slag Dogs / Disco Dogs
"Artist sells, kill for the money. Art it sells, give us your money. Label it, market it, now sell it"
Track Name: Kick It In The Head (Live, Ventura.1995)
"Everybody's laughing, laughing because they're happy. You'd kill to be that happy"
Track Name: Go Home! This Life Is Killing You
"Reved up, souped up, non-stop punk rock, same now as it ever was"
Track Name: A Man With A Purpose
"Now you're one of the workers, you've had enough of the circus"
Track Name: Hospital Ward
"It only gets harder, it won't get better"
Track Name: Clean (Filthy Dirty Remix)
Now get on your knees and lick the ground clean that I walk upon.
Track Name: If You Don't, Someone Else Will
"There's always somebody somewhere who will"
Track Name: New Jam Shoes
"twisted thoughts that give me such grief, a perfect smile with such crooked teeth"
Track Name: Amazing Sense Of Style
"Felt like a cowboy in sixteen shades of blue. I've got a loaded gun. I've got the medicine. I've got the motivation, loathing frustration"
Track Name: Bigot Sponger Haircut Policy
"Maybe I'll change my mind, but it's doubtful, 'cause i'm hateful, cruel and spiteful. Are you listening?"
Track Name: Wrong
"I'm not ashamed of all the things I have done, so you were wrong to doubt me, you didn't know that much about me"
Track Name: Artist V Star (Live, Detroit. 1997)
"It's tragic, the sudden death of the pilot. Yes it's a very big deal. I've got a problem with it"
Track Name: Supremer Queener
"They say that you don't miss all the things in this life that you've never had. So how come I'm feeling that something's missing?"
Track Name: His Part In The Death Of A Lottery Winner
"Says he hasn't eaten for days, people say he looks so much thinner"
Track Name: The Old Ego (Bullets & Lies)
"Say what you want but I'm not listening, say what you like, because I don't mind. Damn, damaged the old ego, here we go again, here we go again true to style"
Track Name: OK 11
"I'm entertaining and I'm nice, if I am given good advice"
Track Name: Millions Of People Like Me
"World wide web has given a platform to bozos, with overly high opinions of their own self worth"