Au Pairs


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Au Pairs

80’s

Punk , Post Punk, New Wave

Birmingham, England

Lesley Woods – Guitar, Vocals

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Jane Munro – Bass, Vocals

Jane’s aromatherapy website – http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/janemunro/main.html

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Paul Foad – Guitar, Vocals

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Pete Hammond – Drums

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Discography:

Singles[edit source | editbeta]

  • “You” / “Domestic Departure” / “Kerb Crawler” (021 Records, OTO 2, 1979)
  • “It’s Obvious” / “Diet” (021 Records, OTO 4, 1980)
  • “Inconvenience” / “Pretty Boys” (Human Records, HUM 8, 1981)
  • “Inconvenience” / “Pretty Boys” / “Headache For Michelle” (remix) (Human Records, HUM 8/12, 1981)

Albums[edit source | editbeta]

  • Playing with a Different Sex (Human Records, HUMAN 1, 1981) (No. 33 UK)[3]
  • Sense and Sensuality (Kamera Records, KAM 010, 1982) (No. 79 UK)[3]
  • Live in Berlin (AKA Records, AKA6, recorded 1982, released 1983)
  • Shocks to the System: The Very Best of the Au Pairs (Cherry Red, CDMRED161, 1999)
  • Equal But Different – BBC Sessions 79-81 (RPM, RPM139)
  • Sense and Sensuality (Remastered) (Castle Music, CMRCD 470, 2002)
The Castle version corrects severe errors on the original version, including the too-fast speed of the Kamera Records release.[citation needed]

Videos:

Old Grey Whistle Test- 1981- Set Up –

From Urgh! it’s a Music War – 1981 – Come Again

At Pinkpop -1982 – Set Up, Dear John –

Casablanca, Swedish TV – 1982 – Sex Without Stress, America, Intact –

Lesley Woods Solo 2012- Gloria

ww.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=lA8Op-LygvE#t=60

Biographies:

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Au_Pairs_(band)

Rockerchick:

http://www.rockerchick.com/roster.html

Around the Web:

Music Blog of Saltyka:

http://saltyka.blogspot.com/2007/03/au-pairs.html

KillYourPetPuppy w  eccentric sleeve notes1981 interview:

http://killyourpetpuppy.co.uk/news/au-pairs-human-records-1981/

Eccentric Sleeve Notes all interviews:

http://www.eccentricsleevenotes.com/ESN-1–July-1981(1619907).htm

http://www.eccentricsleevenotes.com/ESN-2–Dec-1981(1619908).htm

http://www.eccentricsleevenotes.com/ESN-3–May-1982(1619909).htm

2011 Guardian Article:

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2011/oct/06/old-music-au-pairs-obvious

Allmusic:

http://www.allmusic.com/artist/the-au-pairs-mn0000043190

Discogs

http://www.discogs.com/artist/Au+Pairs

Lastfm:

http://www.last.fm/music/Au+Pairs

TrouserPress:

http://trouserpress.com/entry.php?a=au_pairs

MusicBrainz:

http://musicbrainz.org/artist/d350bc0e-10bb-47f1-9027-d1f011ae9aa8

Bangtheparty:

http://bangtheparty.wordpress.com/category/au-pairs/

2008 Jane Munro interview:

http://www.pennyblackmusic.co.uk/MagSitePages/Article.aspx?id=4558

About.com review of playing with a different sex:

http://altmusic.about.com/od/1980s/fr/Au-Pairs-Playing-With-A-Different-Sex-1981.htm

433fm:

http://433rpm.blogspot.com/2010/09/au-pairs-live-1983-tape-1983.html

Newleftproject:

http://www.newleftproject.org/index.php/site/blog_comments/rebel_music_8_the_au_pairs

Queerphonic:

http://queerphonic.com/?tag=au-pairs

La Luna:

http://killingmoonmusic.blogspot.com/2011/03/au-pairs-stepping-out-of-line-anthology.html

Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Au-Pairs/106210469409294

Songs:

It’s Obvious –

You –

Kerb Crawler –

Monogamy –

Diet –

Headache for Michelle –

We’re So Cool –

Ideal Woman –

Stepping Out of Line –

What Kind of Girl –

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