Trixie’s Big Red Motorbike – A Splash of Red

Trixie’s Big Red Motorbike – A Splash of Red

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJMvFv8QjWU

“Then, of course, you had Trixie’s Big Red Motorbike, whose magnificent A Splash of Red remains the go-to record for anyone seeking to prove the truism about necessity and invention. Melanie Litten recorded her vocals for the song in her brother Mark’s Isle of Wight bedroom. Only 100 copies were pressed. The bass drum you can hear alongside Mark’s choppy funk guitar is a mattress forcefully thumped with a piece of wood. It’s hard to imagine more salubrious circumstances yielding a better result.”

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