Skids - Dunfirmline, Fife, Scotland

Formed: Dunfirmline, Fife, Scotland, UK

Richard Jobson (vocals) later formed The Armoury Show with bassist Russell Webb. Stuart Adamson (guitar) formed Big Country. Webb also played with PVC2, Zones and Public Image Ltd, while drummer Rusty Egan has been in Rich Kids, played with Visage and later formed The Senate.

Skids - Scared To Dance Advert

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles / Albums

Skids - Charles Skids - Sweet Suburbia Skids - Wide Open EP Skids - Into The Valley Skids - Scared To Dance
Charles (7", 1978) Sweet Suburbia
(7", 1978)
Wide Open
(7"/12", 1978)
Into The Valley
(7", 1979)
Scared To Dance
(LP, 1979)
Skids - Masquerade Skids - Charade Skids - Days In Europa Skids - Working For The Yankee Dollar Skids - Animation
Masquerade
(7"/2x7", 1979)
Charade (7", 1979) Days In Europa
(LP, 1979)
Working For The Yankee Dollar
(7"/2x7", 1980)
Animation (7", 1980)
Skids - Circus Games Skids - The Absolute Game Skids - Goodbye Civilian Skids - Woman In Winter Skids - Fields
Circus Games
(7", 1980)
The Absolute Game (LP+12", 1980) Goodbye Civilian
(7", 1980)
Woman In Winter
(7", 1980)
Fields (7"/12", 1981)
Skids - Iona Skids - Joy      
Iona (7", 1981) Joy (LP, 1981)      

Extraneous Releases

Skids - The Skids / XTC Skids - Fanfare Skids - 4 Track EP Skids - Dunfermline - A Collection Of The Skids' Finest Momements Skids - BBC Radio 1 Live In Concert
The Skids / XTC
(7", flexi, split, 1979)
Fanfare (LP, 1982) 4 Track EP
(12", 1983)
Dunfermline - A Collection Of The Skids' Finest Momements
(CD, 1987)
BBC Radio 1 Live In Concert (CD, 1991)
Skids - The Skids Vs The Ruts Skids - Sweet Suburbia - The Best Of The Skids Skids - The Greatest Hits Of Big Country And The Skids Skids - The Very Best Of The Skids Skids - Into The Valley - The Best Of The Skids
The Skids Vs The Ruts (7"/CDS, split, 1992) Sweet Suburbia - The Best Of The Skids
(CD, 1995)
The Greatest Hits Of Big Country And The Skids: The Best Of Stuart Adamson
(CD, 2002)
The Very Best Of The Skids (CD, 2003) Into The Valley - The Best Of The Skids
(CD, 2005)
Skids - The Saints Are Coming (The Best Of) Skids - Masquerade Masquerade Skids - Skids - The Singles Collection 1978-1981    
The Saints Are Coming - The Best Of The Skids (CD, 2007) Masquerade Masquerade: The Skids Live (CD, 2007) The Singles Collection 1978-1981
(2xCD, 2012)
   

Bootlegs

Skids - Skids        
Skids (7")        

Various Artists

20 Of Another Kind UK LP 1979 (Polydor): Sweet Suburbia

Cash Cows UK LP 1980 (Virgin): Arena

The Best Punk Album In The World ... Ever! 2 UK 2xCD 1996 (Circa): The Saints Are Coming

1-2-3-4 Punk & New Wave 1976-1979 UK 5xCD 1999 (Universal): Sweet Suburbia

No Thanks! The '70s Punk Rebellion US 4xCD 2003 (Rhino): Into The Valley

Links

THE SKIDS - Official website

THE SKIDS FANSITE - A very good one, too

PUNK 77 - Scottish Punk Rock - Punk 77! - Excellent band write up

BOMBED OUT PUNK - Punk Band The Skids, 1970s TV Stars and Bombed Out ...

INTO THE VALLEY BETROTHED AND DIVINE - Another Skids Page

WIKIPEDIA

 

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