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Scientists - Braindead

Scientists - Braindead
The Scientists are one of those of bands. Many things to many different people - Power Pop to those that got in early. Post punk experimentalism in their heady Sydney years. Blues Garage to some, Grunge Progenitors to others. Sleaze rock to those that wanted it, Psych Rock to others.

Truth is they’re all these things and none at once.
They left their hometown Perth in the Early 80s and conquered the Sydney underground, usurping the defunct but beloved Radio Birdman to whom they bore no resemblance. Their indie hit Swampland still reverberates worldwide from that time. Their album Blood Red River set a benchmark in god knows what…but definitely something.

They travelled to London and continued to garner praise and fascination as they spread their mysterious vibes throughout the UK and the continent riding high in the indie charts all the while.

Then in ’87 they were gone!

Or were they? Since the end of 2017 they’ve released 9 songs in 7” and 12” single format. Had a highly successful European tour and two sold out US tours. They just got to # on Californian radio station KVDS 90.3 FM.

Still a mystery?


About this track...

‘Braindead’ had its genesis on the Scientists 1985 UK support tour with Souxsie and the Banshees. It first appeared on record in deconstructed form on 1987s Scientists album ‘Human Jukebox’. With its 2 chord riff and pop hook vocals it is classic Scientists formula.

Number Of People In Act 4 Piece
State/Territory Artist Is Based In VIC
City/Town/Region Artist Is Based In Melbourne
Taken From The Release Titled Brain Dead
Copyright Holder's Name Scientists
Publisher Scientists
Media Servicing Date 2019-06-18
Main Genre Rock
Genre 2 Grunge
Genre 3 Garage
Genre 4 Pop
Contains explicit lyrics or themes that may offend some listeners No
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