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Too Long [Single]

by Toy Watches

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Too Long 02:36
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Toy Watches were a punk/pop band based in Ipswich and Brisbane between 1979 and 1981. A popular live prospect, they were picked up by aspirational label Peanut Republic. The result was this obscure 45; highlighted by the punky pop A-side, "Too Long".

The label features a map of Queensland, with state premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen bursting through the fold. Don't be fooled by the cheeky grin, it wasn't fun politically. This is a love song, not political polemic.


released January 1, 1980

Shaun McGrath - vocals
John Spresser - guitar
Ian Davies - guitar
Noel Howe - bass
Cameron Howe - drums


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