4 Songs : ep

by The Bats

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Todd Kray A perfect EP....4 fantastic songs. I love that Flying Nun keeps at least some of their huge catalogue alive in digital versions of the original configurations. For me, it helps give some context to what the music sounded like at the time it was originally released (as opposed to a great song -there are so very many from FN- being part of a box set, etc). Would love to see some of the early comps made available this way as well (Tuatara, Dunedin Double, Roger Sings...., Wendy Broccoli, etc)
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bats1fan Superb song that should be performed live more often. Play it in Amsterdam please Favorite track: Straight Through My Heart.
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vb as fantastic as anything that came out of this pocket/genre/era. how this hasn't been licensed for some movie's soundtrack already I cannot understand. I feel soaring joy when I listen to it. Favorite track: Straight Through My Heart.
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ct I'm back in Christchurch in 1988! Favorite track: Get Fat.
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12 inch single for North By North including 3 otherwise unreleased tracks on the B-side.


released October 10, 1988

songs written by Robert Scott with help from Kaye Woodward, Paul Kean and Malcolm Grant.


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The Bats have been active with the same line-up since New Year's Eve 1982. They've released 9 albums and have regularly toured in their home country of New Zealand (where they are based) USA, EU, UK and Australia. This site features some of The Bats rare releases along with side project Minisnap, featuring Kaye Woodward's songs and various other bits and pieces. Click covers to try, buy and share. ... more

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Track Name: Get Fat
If you wanna a girlfriend then get fat, get fat, get fat

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