Talulah Gosh - Was It Just A Dream


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Talulah Gosh were a guitar-pop group from Oxford and one of the leading bands of the twee pop movement/C86. They supposedly formed when Amelia Fletcher and Elizabeth Price, both wearing Pastels badges, met at a club in Oxford. 
Formed in 1986, their original line-up comprised Amelia Fletcher (vocals, guitar), her younger brother Mathew Fletcher (drums), Peter Momtchiloff (lead guitar), Rob Pursey (bass) and Elizabeth Price (vocals). Rob left early on, to be replaced by Chris Scott. Elizabeth left in 1987 to be replaced by Eithne Farry. They called it a day in late 1988 with Amelia, Matthew and Peter reappearing soon after as Heavenly. Amelia and Rob went on to form Tender Trap and currently perform as The Catenary Wires. Peter Momtchiloff went on to join Would-Be-Goods and The Hot Hooves.  
This compilation brings together all of their recorded output, plus the two BBC sessions and the four tracks which appeared on the demos EP in 2011.  



  1. Beatnik Boy 
  2. My Best Friend 
  3. Steaming Train 
  4. Just A Dream 
  5. Talulah Gosh 
  6. Don't Go Away 
  7. Escalator Over The Hill 
  8. My Boy Says 
  9. Way Of the World 
  10. Testcard Girl 
  11. Bringing Up Baby 
  12. I Can't Get No Satisfaction (Thank God) 
  13. The Girl With The Strawberry Hair 
  14. Talulah Gosh (radio session version) 
  15. Do You Remember 
  16. Looking For A Rainbow 
  17. Sunny Inside 
  18. My World's Ending 
  19. Be Your Baby 
  20. Break Your Face 
  21. In Love For The Very First Time 
  22. Spearmint Head 
  23. I Told You So 
  24. Pastels Badge 
  25. Rubber Ball 
  26. Steaming Train (demo) 
  27. I Told You So (demo) 
  28. Mmm Mmm He's So Dreamy (demo) 
  29. Sunny Inside (demo) 


  • Double-LP housed in gatefold jacket with 7mm spine 
  • CD includes a 24 page booklet featuring sleeve notes and an interview with the band by Everett True 



see also: 
Heavenly - A Bout De Heavenly: The Singles   LP | CD 
The Catenary Wires - Birling Gap   LP | CD 
Swansea Sound - Indies Of The World / Je Ne Sais Quoi   7" 
Swansea Sound - Live At The Rum Puncheon   LP | CD 


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