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  1. It was followed by two more charting singles in and then the release of their first full-length album, Beat That!, in early , but that proved to be a high point for the band as the mod revival fad burned out and Fiction dropped the Purple Hearts midway through the year.
  2. The Purple Hearts have six albums to their name (seven if you count the Head on/Pop-ish Frenzy two-fer CD). The classic Beat That! album was released on Polydor off-shoot FICTION Records in March of that year. 'Head On Collision Time' came out in and is a live album recorded at London's Club the year before, it includes all the bands big singles & rocks like a toddler on a swing.
  3. Oct 25,  · According to Chris Hunt, whose liner notes adorn the CD reissue of the sole Purple Hearts LP, the Hearts should've/could've been huge had they just released this in say, Instead, Hunt infers that they just missed out on rock stardom due to the demise of mod-revival in (making way for the next big thing: 2-Tone)/5(5).
  4. BEAT THAT! Purple Hearts BRAND NEW The classic Hearts album on CD with bonus tracks. MORE INFO. UK: £ + £ postage on one CD with bonus tracks. MORE INFO. UK: £ + £ postage EU/USA/International: £ + £ postage PURPLE HEARTS VINYL. BEAT THAT! Purple Hearts 2nd Hand The original RARE classic Hearts album on.
  5. At Last! First time on CD for this legendary Mod Revival classic. This features all of the Purple Hearts recordings for the Fiction label in the late 70's / early 80's including the singles 'Millions Like Us', 'Frustration' and 'Jimmy'. Housed in it's original artwork, the booklet contains brilliant sleeve notes from Mod expert Chris Hunt/5(2).
  6. The Purple Hearts resurfaced in to release a live album, Head on Collision Time () recorded live at the Club, and their second studio effort, Popish Frenzy (). The album featured contributions from Michael Herbage on guitar and Brett Ascott on percussion.
  7. The story of London, England mod revivalists the Purple Hearts begins in when teenagers Jeff Shadbolt, Simon Stebbing, Bob Manton, and Nicky Lake dubbed themselves the Sockets to sneak their way Read Full Biography. Overview ↓ Biography ↓ Discography ↓ Songs ↓.
  8. Outstanding disc by one of the best of the Mod Revival Bands! Solid musicianship, witty and well-delivered lyrics. This disc rocks - thirty years after its release it sounds as fresh, energetic and relevant now as it did in Can't stop listening to "Beat That!" by the Purple Hearts/5(17).
  9. Purple Hearts: Beat That! ‎ (CD, Album, RE) Captain Mod, Captain Mod: MODSKA CD 27, MODSKACD UK: Sell This Version: Recommendations Reviews Add Review [r] Release. Edit Release All Versions of this Release New Submission. Add to Collection /5(28).

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