Big Audio Dynamite-This is the stuff that cured a nation!

And so they are back! If the Clash was my marriage then i had a long long affair with Big Audio Dynamite! There were rumours that they were going to reform and now they have, not sure what mick will look like in his stussy gear!


The band have announced the following tour dates:

Tue 29 March O2 Academy, Liverpool
Wed 30 March O2 ABC, Glasgow
Thu 31 March O2 Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne
Sat 02 April O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
Sun 03 April O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
Wed 06 April Rock City, Nottingham
Thu 07 April O2 Academy, Leeds
Fri 08 April Manchester Academy (University), Manchester
Sat 09 April O2 Academy, Bristol
Sat 16 April The Coachella Festival, USA

Tickets for the UK tour will go on sale at 9am on Friday 28th January priced at £27.50 (London £28.50)

It all started for me when i saw a video for the bottom line on the tube, I saw Mick and wanted that record in my hand!

Got the record and fell in love with this Sandinista type of music, samples,rap,guitars dance versions,US remixes the lot, i always feel that Mick was the most creative and musically open member of the clash, whereas joe to me released great records,micks seemed more experimental!

So I had the record Bad were touring so off I went to see them, (oh to be young again) no money but hitch hiked to see a few gigs!

They released 9 albums and i must say they are all favourites of mine but if you must only get one i say get megatop phoenix saw them tour this album some great songs on it! Mick does rave!

I was blown away by big audio dynamite and to be able to get close to the group after the distance the clash had put between their fans was great,it was just like the clash starting again!

BAD were in existence for longer then the clash funny that! Im hoping they will do some dates in the uk i wont have to hitch this time!

As mick said I turned out a punk!

For download i have The Bad files vol 1 there are actually 7 volumes if you want me to post more please comment!

2 Comments on “Big Audio Dynamite-This is the stuff that cured a nation!”

  1. Tim Merrick says:

    Great post ~ liking the blog thus far. I’ll have to give you a plug on mine ~ email me and we can reciprocate.

    Waiting to see where Big Audio Dynamite might be playing with a roof…

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