Flesh For Lulu - Subterraneans

Flesh For Lulu - Subterraneans

Subterraneans - #39 in the 1984 Festive Fifty

Flesh for Lulu were a rock band formed in Brixton, London, active between 1982 and 1992. Their music was a mix of the New York Dolls and Rolling Stones with gothic rock's gloomy atmosphere and aesthetics.

Nick Marsh (vocals and guitar) and James Mitchell (drums) formed the band and soon recruited Rocco (originally from Wasted Youth, guitar and vocals), and Glen Bishop (bass), taking their name from an American cult movie. They signed to Polydor Records in 1983 … (read more at Wikipedia)

The band for this session consisted of Nick, James, Philip Ames (bass and vocals) and Mark Ambler (keyboards).

Links to Peel

One session, early in the band’s career. One Festive Fifty entry, with a single from their debut album. It seems, from comments made in Peel 057 (BFBS), that John never liked the band very much, and on playing Siamese Twist on that show, went from like to dislike in the space of three minutes.

Festive Fifty Entries


One session only. No known commercial release.

1. Recorded: 1982-08-21. First broadcast: 06 September 1982. Repeated: 07 October 1982.

  • Dancer / Missionary / Walk Tired / Spy In Your Mind

Other Shows Played

Due to the relative lack of Peel tracklistings from the early to mid 1980s, the following list is likely to be incomplete. Please add more information if known.

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