26. THE PLAYN JAYN - 'Juliette'/'Something Died' (A and M Records 241) 1985

London band The Playn Jayn had a massive reputation for their memorable high powered live performances but most of their recordings in the studio (like so many 80s bands) didn't compare.

'Juliette' shines however as a very commercial 60s influenced pop song. I'm not sure if a major label like A and M knew what to do with a garage style band like The Playn Jayn when the forgettable 80s were infested with awful synth bands and perm haired metal puffs from America.
'Juliette' of course sank without trace and the band were no more less than a year later.

 the back of the picture sleeve for 'Juliette'

Here's a rare Playn Jayn gig flier for an appearance at The Marquee, London on 17th April 1984.

PLAYN JAYN - Juliette


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