Smelly Feet - Smelly Neu Pollution LP
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New Zealand legend BRENT HAYWARD aka FATS WHITE is probably best known as the vocalist and guitarist in Wellington and Aukland post-punk bands like SHOES THIS HIGH and KIWI ANIMAL, but when he wasn't collaborating with others he recorded solo as SMELLY FEET. As Smelly Feet, Hayward performed on both street corners and stages supporting such bands as The Clean and even The Fall on their legendary 1982 tour on New Zealand. Hayward released three Smelly Feet 7" singles and a handful of cassettes, all around the year 1981. Most were simply given away to friends and fans, while the rest were only available at a few local record stores. The music of Smelly Feet is sardonic, chaotic DIY folk on the surface, but much deeper than that is a legit artistic genius baring his soul using just his voice and acoustic guitar. Tuning is often an afterthought. It's the message that counts: prophetic, apocalyptic, cynical, passionate. Brent is one of the few artists who really, actually, TRULY plays like his life depends on it. Smelly Neu Pollution compiles all three self-released 7" singles from 1981, as well as various tracks hand-selected from the last small archive of Brent's cassette recordings from the same time period and recording sessions. Features liner notes by BRUCE RUSSELL (The Dead C). One-time pressing of 300 copies.