TV, Video, Vintage Video — December 15, 2011 at 8:15 am

Vintage Video: The Housemartins’ full ‘Hold Tight!’ TV special — first aired in 1986

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video we spotlight a band we don’t get to write about often enough on this site: The Housemartins, the self-declared “fourth best band in Hull.” In the two-part playlist above, you can see the indie-pop band perform a 23-minute set for the “Hold Tight!” program on the U.K.’s Granada Television in June 1986. The band — with the future Fatboy Slim himself, aka Norman Cook, on bass — performs about seven songs, including “Caravan of Love,” “Anxious” and hit single “Happy Hour.”

 

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  1. God, I love them.

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