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SPACE RACE

Mi Sex SPACE RACE

$39.99

SPACE RACE

by Mi Sex
$39.99

Space Race is the second studio album by New Zealand New Wave music group Mi Sex, released in May 1980.The album peaked at number one on the New Zealand albums chart and was certified platinum. (peaked #5 in Australia)

The record label launched a promotional campaign with the slogan 'Are you a clone? . . . No, I'm in the Space Race'. Little rubber alien mannequins as featured on the front cover popped up all over the place. The media at the time felt that the album was "talking about overpopulation, environmental issues, genetic engineering and other issues of great importance for the future."

Mi Sex originally active from 1977 to 1986. Led by Steve Gilpin as vocalist, Kevin Stanton as guitarist and songwriter and Don Martin as bassist.

Space Race single ‘People’ in 1980 reached Aust No. 6 and NZ, No. 3.

Mi Sex were known for their cutting edge production and dynamic live shows. Gilpin died in January 1992, two months after a serious car accident from which he never recovered. Mi-Sex have periodically reformed, including in 2011 with Steve Balbi (Ex-Noiseworks) on lead vocals. Stanton died on 17 May 2017.


TRACKLISTING

LP1- SIDE A

Space Race

Pages and Matches

Living in September

I Don’t Know

Slippin’ Out

It Only Hurts When I’m Laughing

 

LP1 – SIDE B

People

Good guys Always Win

Ghosts

Burning Up

Ice Cold Dead

 

Graffiti Crimes (Vinyl)

Graffiti Crimes (Vinyl)

by Mi Sex
$34.95

Mi-Sex is a New Zealand new wave rock band that was originally active from 1977 to 1986.
 
Led by Steve Gilpin as vocalist, Kevin Stanton as guitarist and songwriter and Don Martin as bassist. They provided top ten singles, "Computer Games" in October 1979 and "People" in 1980.

Their first two albums both reached the New Zealand top 10, Graffiti Crimes and
Space Race.

They were known for their cutting edge production and dynamic live shows.
Graffiti Crimes was the debut album, released in July 1979. It reached number six on the New Zealand albums chart. The single "Computer Games" was the band's breakthrough, charting at number one in Australia.

 

LP1
SIDE A
1.Graffiti Crimes
2. Wot Do You Want?
3. But You Don't Care
4. Not Such a Bad Boy
5.Stills

SIDE B
1.Computer Games
2. 21-20
3. I Wanna Be with You
4. Camera Kazi
5. A Loser
6. Inside You