The Aliens

The Aliens

The Aliens shouldn’t exist in 2008. They’re too unusual, too bloody-minded to be allowed to release records. Yeah, sure, Noel Gallagher and Thom Yorke loved The Beta Band, the group that spawned The Aliens (and when have they ever agreed on...

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The Aliens

The Aliens

The life of Gordon Armstrong – the sometime Lone Pigeon who quit The Beta Band under a cloud of psychiatric problems in ’97 – has often seemed more tragic than magic. So it’s great news that he’s reunited with former Beta bandmates John...

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The Aliens

The Aliens

Everyone knows that eccentricities often signify genius – for every time he played snooker with tomatoes Brian Wilson wrote a ‘Good Vibrations’. The Aliens’ frontman and early Beta Band member Gordon Anderson spent much of the past decade...

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The Aliens

The Aliens

Guilty pleasure: does such a thing exist? The debate’s been raging for years, but here we have proof that indeed it does. Begging, stealing and borrowing from pop history (think Soundtrack Of Our Lives, The Beatles and Jimmy Webb hi-fiving in a...

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