Sent a S.A.E (ask your dad) one day back in ’88 to the address on the back of the sleeves and got this and a nice letter from Jan P. I replied and got another back. It was like having a pen friend. Do people still do that? Probably not. Text friend innit.
Anyway after (1000?) years of waiting to get the album ‘1000 Years Of Trouble’ on digital (the CD is rare as..) Amazon and iTunes stuck them up to buy last year (I’ve only just found out). Oh and you can listen to it for nish on Spotify here as well.
Nice article published online via The Guardian website for those who want to know more. You should. Nice to see that all four are still friends. Take it!
September 2010 – update: ‘1000 Years Of Trouble’ is now abvailable to listen to in full on Spotify! Click here to listen.
It was 20 years ago today…almost…
Despite being without the means to get this properly uploaded onto YouTube I just had to get this 20 year old piece of TV up online. Sitting on an old VHS tape sandwiched between an ‘Alas Smith & Jones Xmas Special’ and the feature length ‘Max Headroom’ film, this clip is as far as I know the only TV footage of Age Of Chance at the peak of their career. A few months after ‘One Thousand Years Of Trouble (Virgin Records, 1987) had been released and coinciding with the release of ‘Take It’ as a single.
The clip is from ATB which was broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK.
Despite the fact that its filmed onto a digital camera the clip still sounds and looks okay. If you were a fan then enjoy this rare clip.
Late April 08: Regards to AOC’s bass player Geoff T who contacted me via YouTube to thank me for uploading this clip.