Howard Devoto (born Howard Trafford) began his career as frontman first to the Buzzcocks and later Magazine then left both to form a post punk band in 1986. The new band Luxuria was signed to Beggars Banquet in 1987 and consisted of Howard Devoto on vocals, Norman Fisher-Jones (Noko) on guitars & viola, James Gardner on keyboards, Karl Leiker on bass & guitar and Mark Rowlett on drums. They released a total of two albums and a few singles. Their last release was in 1990.
The record featured today is a 12” single called Redneck and on the reverse side is a cover of Bob Dylan’s ‘She’s Your Lover Now’. The sleeve is a cardboard cover and heavily embossed . The embossing reads ‘Red Neck’ in a very stylistic font.
Redneck by Luxuria
12” Single, 45 rpm
Beggars Banquet, 1988
Go to www.ricsrecordsrack.com for more information. The single is in super mint condition and still available.