Death Ray Cafe

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.


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




Mark Brooke - guitar, vocals

Peter Bell - bass

David Pine - guitar

Nathan McConnell - drums

I Love the News

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