Live 80

The Bureau

live at the Venue Victoria London 23rd December 1981

On the last night of The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Tour
with The Mo-Dettes and Roddy Radiation & the Tearjerkers - The bands rotated the running order each night.

Band History
The Bureau arose from the first Dexy's Midnight Runners album, almost the entire dexys band left kevin Rowland and formed the Bureau with Archie Brown on vocals and Mick Talbot (later to form the style council with Paul Weller) on keyboards.  they only existed for about a year and recorded one album, which was only released in australia for some reason?

in 2005 the album was finally given a worldwide release, without anyone noticing! - which is a shame because they were a great band.

if you like this live recording go and check out the studio album, its worth it. this live recording contains 2 songs not on the studio album or bonus live CD that comes with it.

these are not the same live recordings that are bundled with the recently re-released Bureau studio album

Here's a link to an article that explains more about the band

** update**

The band are now back together with a new album and web site

1 - THE FIRST ONE
2 - JOHNNY
3 - GOT TO BE NOW
4 - WORDS OF ICE
5 - BIGGER PRIZE
6 - HELPLESS
7 - LOOKING FOR EXCITEMENT
8- THE NOOSE
9 - LET HIM HAVE IT

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The Bureau

Recorded at Guildford University England December 1981

Not the full show just 6 songs, which is all I have on tape

1 - The First One
2 - Johnny
3 - Got To Be Now
4 - Words of Ice
5 - Bigger Prize
6 - Helpless

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The Bureau

live at Warwick University England December 1981

on The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Tour
with The Mo-Dettes and Roddy Radiation & the Tearjerkers

An earlier gig on the tour with the excellent show closer Only For Sheep

1 - THE HORSE
2 - THE FIRST ONE
3 - JOHNNY
4 - GOT TO BE NOW
5 - WORDS OF ICE
6 - BIGGER PRIZE
7 - HELPLESS
8 - LET HIM HAVE IT
9 - ONLY FOR SHEEP

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