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Welcome to the Goodbye to All That home page, a work in progress but then isn’t everything.

After 20 years, an eighties band that never was is never again...

i am not a number

((Above): “I am not a number!” (Digital Photography— IHD 2008)

How did this all come about? This was what we wrote in the Limited Edition Programme that accompanied the first live performance for twenty years that we gave on Saturday 10th May 2008, at The Cooler, Bury.

“It began, again, after twenty years with a letter. In this age of e-mail, facebook and instant noise, just as tasteless e-spam, electro junk and text messaging, it was an envelope, snapping through a letterbox to rest on a laminated floor that slowly dusted off the keyboards, led to a search for old crusty amps and had fathers stealing their daughter’s Singstar mics. We got back together in silence for the first time in 19 years on a Wednesday night in March of 2007. Just over a year later and here we are, together again, an eighties revival that no-one, not even ourselves saw coming, no more pre-occupied with what could have been but living what is...”

 

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