Mark E Smith
Dragnet; Step Forward SFLP4 (LP)
26 October 1979
IRS Records SFLPCD4 (CD) 1990
Cog Sinister COGVP113CD (CD) 1999
Turning Point TPM02209 (LP) 2002
Cog Sinister COGVP140CD (CD) 2002 (+ edition)
Castle CMRCD848 (CD) 2004 (expanded deluxe edition)
Official Live Recordings:
Live From The Vaults - Retford 1979; Hip Priest/Voiceprint HIPP007CD, 15 August 2005
Group on initial recording:
MES-Vocals; Craig Scanlon - Guitar; Steve Hanley - Bass; Marc Riley - Guitar; Mike Leigh-Drums
First Played Live:
Marquee London, 29 July 1979
Last Played Live:
Manchester; 2 October 1980
A drum driven story of horror and fear. "Written during a long walk home wearing an anorak that restricted my vision by two-thirds".
MES sings this in a hypnotic, narrative style.
A superb number from the bands second and darkest album. A song that demonstrated that The Fall were leaving behind any 'punk roots' they may have had.