Henry Badowski is a multi- instrumentalist, who made just one album and a handful of singles before slipping out of view in 1981. Up to that point he'd played drums, bass or keyboards with a number of punk-related bands such as The Good Missionaries, Chelsea and (the briefly re-named Damned) The Doomed.
Over 30 years later, I can
still recall my initial
reaction when I first heard
this terrific song. I was
momentarily convinced that
Syd Barrett had made a
miraculous recovery and was
making records again. Even
now I can appreciate why my
imagination made that brief, optimistic leap.
'My Face' is a great 'lost'
single if ever there was one
and is probably the song
that has featured on more of
the years than any other in
Talking of Syd - it was six years ago last week that he passed away. He was a man who made an indelible mark on my listening habits and musical taste, even though his recording career was over before I bought my first record - here's a reminder why.
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