Formed in the early 1980s and originally known as the Green-Eyed
Children, Hurrah! initially consisted of Paul Handyside, David 'Taffy'
Hughes Anthony Price (bass), and Mark Sim (drums). Sim was soon replaced
by Damien Mahoney. Hurrah! were one of the first acts signed to
Kitchenware, who issued the band's debut single, `The Sun Shines Here',
in 1982 Second single `Hip Hip' was released the following year, ·
The third single, `Who'd Have Thought', was another indie hit in 1984,
reaching number 7 on the British charts After one more single, `Gloria',
the band's early recordings were compiled on the Boxed album in 1985.
Hurrah! signed to Arista via Kitchenware's deal with the major label,
and the Tell God I'm Here album was re-released by the record company. In 1986, Hurrah! released the single, `Sweet Sanity' in the
UK and the US and the album - Tell God I'm Here - reached number 71 in
1987. Their second major-label album - The Beautiful - was released in
1989. · This live album was only available via the band and
this is the first time ever it has been released on CD, the package come
with new artwork and expanded sleeve notes by Classic Rocks Malcolm
Dome and follows on from the re-releases of Tell God I'm Here and The
Beautiful, both available on Cherry Red.
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