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Damien Lovelock's Wigworld – Fishgrass
Hot closed its Celibate Rifles account with the double retrospective set Platters du Jour (October, 1990), a selection of rare early singles and EP sides with a limited edition 7-inch EP containing three unreleased tracks. The band members undertook various extra-curricular activities between 1988 and 1990. Lovelock had already written and produced a one-off single in 1984, "Summertime (All Round the World)" / "Sunnyboyfriend", for Australian world female surfing champion Pam Burridge (issued under the name of Pam and the Pashions during October, 1984). In June, 1988 he issued his debut solo album It's a Wig Wig Wig Wig World followed by the single "Disco Inferno"/"Sisters" (April, 1990).
Lovelock's studio band included Peter Koppes (guitar; from The Church), Rick Grossman (bass; from Hoodoo Gurus), Joe Latty (guitar; ex-Itchy Rat) and Richard Ploog (drums; from The Church). Guitarist Reeves Gabrels, from David Bowie's band Tin Machine, also appeared on "Disco Inferno". Lovelock formed a touring line-up of Damien Lovelock's Wigworld which comprised Joe Latty, Clyde Bramley (bass; ex-Hoodoo Gurus), Patrick Polnov (guitar) and Hamish Stuart (drums). During 1991, Lovelock issued the single "The Dalai Lama" (October, 1991) and album Fishgrass (December, 1991) on Festival Records.
Members (Damien Lovelock's Wigworld)
Bowman Jim (g) 1990-1991 The Yard Goes On Forever, Floyd Vincent and The Childbrides, Curious (Yellow), The Wine Stained Cowboys
Bramley Clyde (b) 1987,1989 Streetlife, The Hitmen, The Other Side, New Race, The New Christs, Angie Pepper Band, Super K, Hoodoo Gurus, Naked Lunch, The Madisons
Couvret Michael (b) 1990-1991 The Celibate Rifles, Mushroom Planet, Erogenous Tones, Playful Kittens, Lime Spiders, Ed Kuepper Band, The Apartments, The Aints, Steve Lucas and A.R.M.
Fisher Nick (d) 1990-1991 Lighthouse Keepers, Wet Taxis, Paris Green, Ed Kuepper Band, The New Christs, Louis Tillett and His Cast of Aspersions, Bughouse
Larson Paul () 1987
Latty Joe (g) 1987-1989 Itchy Rats, The Wigmen, The Wigworld
Lovelock Damien (v) 1989-1991
Orsazcsky Jackie () 1988
Polnov Patrick (?) 1989 ---
Stuart Hamish (d) 1988-1989 Ayers Rock, Jimmy and The Boys, Rick Turk Band, Silver Studs, Pardon Me Boys, Marcia Hines Band, Renee Geyer Band, Jump Back Jack, The Wigworld, Easy Pieces, Midnight Shack, Hungarian Rap-Sadists, Margaret Urlich Band, The Catholics, The Reapers
Townsend Chris (k) 1990-1991 Crent, Kiss My Poodle's Donky, Monroe's Fur