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Skeletal Family remain one of the most adventurous, and best loved, of all the bands associated with the 80s Goth scene.
Originally released in 1985 on Red Rhino Records, the Futile Combat sessions featured Waterboys saxophonist Anthony Thistlewaite
and Graham Pleeth of Fischer Z on keyboards Long out of stock, the album features in the recent Record Collector article about the 50 greatest Goth rarities.
As well as the original studio tracks, the package includes liner notes written in collaboration with the band, plus an array of never before seen photographs. Includes the independent single chart hits Promised Land (number 2) and She Cries Alone (number 8) and four bonus tracks.
Line up for 1985 consisted of:-
Stan Greenwood (Guitars)
Roger "Trotwood" Nowell (Bass)
Martin Henderson (Drums)
Karl Heinz (Saxophone)
Anne Marie Hurst (vocals)
Anthony Thistlewaite (Waterboys) (Saxophone)
Graham Pleeth (Fischer Z) (Keyboards)
1. Hands On The Clock
3. This Time
4. Don't Be Denied
5. Far & Near
6. No Chance
8. She Cries Alone
9. What Happened?
10. Promised Land
11. Stand By Me
12. Just A Friend
13. Promised Land (12-inch version)
14. Deception (live)