Crux, Nuneaton, West Midlands, England, UK

Formed: Nuneaton, West Midlands, England, UK

Band Bio / Discography

Classic Lineup:

Andy McGrath - vocals
Mick McGrath - guitar
Terry "Higgy" Higgins (aka Tez) - bass
Andy Garner - drums

Oi! band formed in 1978. They started off playing all the usual punk covers before writing their own stuff, the absolute best of which was the insanely catchy, if ridiculous, 'C.L.A.', which appeared on 1982's A Country Fit For Heroes. Their only other releases were a split 12" with The Crash and, finally, 'Liddle Towers', which was one of the highlights of Oi! Oi! That's Yer Lot!. They split in 1984.

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles / Albums

Crux - Keep On Running E.P. / Crash - Fight For Your Life        
Keep On Running E.P. / Fight For Your Life
(12", split with The Crash, 1982)
       

Extraneous Releases

Crux / The Samples - The Oi! Collection Crux - War - We Don't Want War But We've Got It Crux - Keep On Running E.P.    
The Oi! Collection
(CD, split with The Samples, 1997)
War - We Don't Want War But We've Got It
(LP, 2017)
Keep On Running E.P.
(7", 2018)
   

Various Artists

A Country Fit For Heroes UK 12" 1982 (No Future): C.L.A.

No Future Finland LP 1982 (Poko International): C.L.A.

Oi! Oi! That's Yer Lot! UK LP 1982 (Secret): Liddle Towers

Oi! Oi! That's Yer Lot! / Back On The Streets EP UK CD 1993 (Step-1 Music): Liddle Towers

No Future: The Singles Collection UK CD 1993 (Anagram): Keep On Running

A Country Fit For Heroes - Volumes 1 & 2 UK CD 1994 (Captain Oi!): C.L.A.

No Future: Punk Singles Collection Volume Two UK CD 1995 (Anagram): C.L.A. / Streets At Night

Oi! The Rarities Vol. 1 UK CD 1995 (Captain Oi!): Keep On Running / Brighton Front / I'll Die With My Boots On

Oi! The Demos UK CD 1997 (Captain Oi!): Liddle Towers

100% British Oi! UK 2xCD 1997 (Captain Oi!): C.L.A.

Burning Britain - A Story Of Independent UK Punk 1980-1983 UK 4xCD 2018 (Cherry Red): Keep On Running

 

Links

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jane@punkygibbon.co.uk

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