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Track: Fingerless – Get My Money Back

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Not Forgotten: T.Rex – Electric Warrior

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Missed in the pre-Christmas excitement, ‘Get My Money Back’, the new single from Brisbane’s inimitable Fingerless is a swaggering joy. Opening with a dream-like Gregorian chant with a spacey blur, the song launches into a spectacular, driving rhythm – there’s an attitude-laden tilt infusing psychedelic glam style with a rock’n’roll bluster. It’s The Triffids mixed …

The gap between being a ‘serious’ album act and being a ‘disposable’ pop act was still relatively wide back in the early 70s. The more album-orientated acts had a couple of hit singles at most (if indeed they even released singles), whereas the acts that appeared on Top of the pops had hit albums, but …