INXS – We Are the Vegetables on the Moon

What with Beck covering the whole of the Kick album and then Courtney Barnett recently doing the same it maybe the case that INXS have been and are more influential than many might think – especially for those that got into Kick and then travelled back in time through their back catalogue. INXS began life as the The Farriss Brothers back in 1977 the year of the the Punk explosion in the UK and the same year The Specials formed  They are described as coming from the "Aussie pub circuit" where they performed cover versions but these covers were from the likes of Steely Dan and obscure Brian Eno songs and they were also doing their own songs which were a  pretty unique mix of punk, ska and new age synth sounds with added sax.

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