Death Ray Cafe Profile

Andrew Schmidt
14 May 2013

Death Ray Café name-check television newsreaders including Richard Long, Judy Bailey and Philip Sherry in their semi-novelty song, the David Pine-penned ‘I Love The News’, released on Pagan Records in 1990.

The flipside ‘All Gone Crazy’ is a convincing guitar lope, first made available on Pagan’s 1989 indie compilation Positive Vibrations.

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Members:

Mark Brooke - guitar, vocals

Peter Bell - bass

David Pine - guitar

Nathan McConnell - drums

I Love the News
Trivia:

David Pine was later the New Zealand High Commissioner to Malaysia.

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Pagan