Girl Location: London | Website: myspace Line Up Phil Lewis (v) - also in Torme, New Torpedos, Liberators, The London Cowboys, Airrace, Filthy Lucre and L.A. Guns Gerry Laffy (g) - also in London Cowboys, Sheer Greed, John Taylor and Ultravox Phil Collen (g) - also in Cybernauts, Lucy, Tush, Dumb Blondes, BB Steal, Man-Raze and Def Leppard Simon Laffy (b) - also in Pearl Avenue, Hard Rain, Wild Frontiers, Sheer Greed and Man-Raze Bryson Graham (d) - also in Mainhorse Airline, Alvin Lee, Spooky Tooth, Zahara and Neo Pete Bonas (g) Mark Megary (b) Dave Gaynor (d) Pete Barnacle (d) - also in  Gillan, Broken Home, Spear of Destiny, Theatre of Hate, Yngwie Malmsteen (live only), Sheer Greed and Soldiers of Fortune Notes: - Their history begins circa 1978 in Amsterdam with Philip Lewis (v) and Gerry Laffy (g). Moving back to London they were joined by Phil Collen and recruited Gerry's brother, Simon on bass and Dave Gaynor on drums. After just one single and one gig Girl got raving reviews from the majority of the British music press! - Nearly all members of Girl have a rich history in several different and diverse music-related and other projects. Checking Wikipedia will give you interesting details - Appeared on the VHS compilation "The Metal Edge" with 'Hollywood Tease' and 'Thru The Twilite' - Interesting compilation appearances of their hit 'Hollywood Tease' "Metal Treasures And Vinyl Heavies" (LP, Action Replay Records, 1984) "Lightnin' To The Nations NWOBHM 25th Anniversary Collection" (3CD, Sanctuary, 2005)
GIRL - My Number

p/s cover

GIRL - My Number clear vinyl

clear vinyl

                My Number 7" Jet Records (1979) JET 159 7" Jet Records (1979) JET 159 (Clear vinyl) 1. My Number 2. Take Me Dancing *The clear vinyl edition has the same track on both sides. It was selling at 55p and entered the Sounds Heavy Metal charts very quick
GIRL - The Single   The Single 7" Jet Records (1980) JET 169 1. Do You Love Me 2. Strawberries *'Do You Love Me' is a Kiss cover    
GIRL - Sheer Greed Sheer Greed LP Jet Records (1980) JET LP 224 (UK) LP Jet Records (1980) JET LP 224 (Netherlands) LP Jet Records (1980) 25AP 1770 (Japan) LP Jet Records (1980) NJZ 36490 (USA) LP Earmark (2001) 41039 CD Jet Records (1989) CDJET224 CD Jet Records (1994) JETCD 1009 CD Loudwoof (1998) CRCL-4502 (Japan) CD Receiver Records (1999) RRCD 269 CD Rock Candy Records (2016)‎ CANDY307 CD Wasabi Records (2016) WSBAC-0042 (Japan) 1. Hollywood Tease 2. The Things You Say 3. Lovely Lorriane 4. Strawberry 5. Little Miss Ann 6. Doctor Doctor 7. Do You Love Me 8. Take Me Dancing 9. Whats Up 10. Passing Clouds 11. My Number 12. Heartbreak America *The Earmark LP edition comes with a bonus one-sided clear 7" with 'My Number' almost identical to the single from 1979 *Bonus tracks on the 2016 CDs by Rock Candy and Wasabi: 13. You Really Got Me 14. Love Is A Game *Russian bootleg CD also in circulation. It replicates the 1989 Jet release
GIRL - Hollywood Tease

UK edition

GIRL - Hollywood Tease (Japanese)

Japanese edition

                Hollywood Tease 7" Jet Records (1980) JET 176 7" Jet Records (1980) 06SP455 (Japan) 1. Hollywood Tease 2. You Really Got Me 3. My Number *'You Really Got Me' is The Kinks anthem and is not included on the Japanese edition
GIRL - Heartbreak America   Heartbreak America 7" Jet Records (1980) 06SP 481 1. Heartbreak America 2. The Things You Say *Japanese single    
GIRL - Love Is A Game white single

UK white single

GIRL - Love Is A Game Japan Single

Japanese edition

                Love Is A Game 7" Jet Records (1980) JET 191 7" Jet Records (1980) 07SP 508 (Japan) 10" Jet Records (1980) 10 191 1. Love Is A Game 2. Little Miss Ann *White vinyl for the 10" and the UK 7"
GIRL - Thru The Twilite   Thru The Twilite 7" Picture Disc Jet Records (1981) JET 7014 7" Jet Records (1981) JET 7014 1. Thru The Twilite 2. Mckitty's Back *The second 7" is a promo disc in normal black vinyl without picture sleeve    
GIRL - Wasted Youth Wasted Youth LP Jet Records (1981) ARZ 37723 (USA) LP Jet Records (1982) JET LP 238 (UK) LP Jet Records (1982) JET LP 238 (Netherlands) LP Jet Records (1982) JZ 37723 (Canada) LP Jet Records (1982) 25AP 2297 (Japan) CD Jet Records (1989) CDJET238 CD Jet Records (1994) JETCD 1010 CD Jet Records (1998) CRCL-4503 (Japan) CD Receiver Records (1999) RRCD 268 2CD Rock Candy Records (2016) CANDY308 CD Wasabi Records (2016) WSBAC-0043 (Japan) 1. Thru The Twilite 2. Old Dogs 3. Ice In The Blood 4. Wasted Youth 5. Standard Romance 6. Nice'n'Nasty 7. My Citty's Back 8. 19 9. Overnight Angels 10. Sweet Kids bonus tracks on the 1989 CD release 11. My Number 12. Heartbreak America *The Rock Candy 2CD 2016 release includes the entire "Live At The Marquee" album as a bonus disc *The Wasabi Records 2016 release (Japan) is a Blu-spec CD with miniature LP cardboard sleeve and OBI. Also includes 10 bonus tracks from the "Live At The Marquee" album *Russian bootleg CD also in circulation. It replicates the Jet Records CD without the extra tracks
GIRL - Old Dogs   Old Dogs 7" Jet Records (1982) JET 7019 1. Old Dogs 2. Passing Clouds      
GIRL - Killing Time Killing Time CD Loudwoof (1998) CRCL-4504 1. Juliet 2. Nut Bush City Limits 3. Mad For It 4. White Prophet 5. Green Light 6. This Town 7. Aeroplane Food 8. Make It Medical 9. Nothing But The Night 10. Big Night Out 11. I Got Love 12. Lucky 13. Killing Time 14. Naughty Boy 15. King Rat 16. Mogal 17. Love Is A Game 18. Black Max 19. The Sound Of Cars 20. You Really Got Me *Japanese pressing
GIRL - Live At The Marquee Live At The Marquee CD Receiver Records (2001) RRCD 298 1. Ice In The Blood 2. Icey Blue 3. Mad For It 4. Overnight Angels 5. Old Dogs 6. Big Night 7. Sweet Kids 8. Wasted Youth 9. Nice & Nasty 10. My Number 11. Standard Romance 12. Thru The Twilite *Recorded 23 October 1981
GIRL - Live At The Exposition Hall, Osaka, Japan Live At The Exposition Hall, Osaka, Japan CD Receiver Records (2001) RRCD 314 1. Wasted Youth 2. Make It Medical 3. My Number 4. Heartbreak America 5. Little Miss Anne 6. Ice In The Blood 7. Family At War 8. Mad For It 9. Tush 10. Old Dogs 11. Strawberries 12. Standard Romance 13. Passing Clouds 14. Nineteen 15. Overnight Angels 16. Hollywood Tease 17. This Town *Recorded in 1982
GIRL - My Number - The Anthology   My Number - The Anthology 2CD Sanctuary (2001) CMDDD363 *Tracks 11-16 on CD2 Live at the Marquee 23/10/1981 *Track 17 on CD2 Live at the Exposition Hall, Osaka, Japan 04/12/82        
CD1 1. My Number 2. Do You Love Me 3. Strawberries 4. Hollywood Tease 5. You Really Got Me 6. Love Is A Game 7. Little Miss Anne 8. The Things That You Say 9. Lovely Hurricane 10. Doctor Doctor 11. Heartbreak America 12. Old Dogs 13. Passing Clouds 14. Thru The Twilight 15. Mckitty's Back 16. Ice In The Blood 17. Wasted Youth 18. Nice 'n' Nasty 19. 19 20. Overnight Angels CD2 1. Naughty Boy 2. Killing Time 3. The Sound Of Cars 4. White Prophet 5. Big Night Out 6. I Got Love 7. Mad For It 8. Green Light 9. King Rat 10. You Really Got Me (Demo) 11. Ice In The Blood 12. Icy Blue 13. Big Night 14. Sweet Kids 15. Nice 'n' Nasty 16. Thru The Twilite 17. Family At War
GIRL - Bootlegs - The Original Line Up Live In Tokyo   Bootlegs - The Original Line Up Live In Tokyo - Japan 1980 CD-R Die Laughing Records (2006) tracklisting unknown *Released by bassist Gerry Laffy      
GIRL - The Rare Dvd Collection   The Rare DVD Collection DVD-R Die Laughing Records (2006) 1 Hollywood Tease (Promo Video) 2 Do You Love me (Promo Video) 3 Take me Dancing (Demo) 4 You Really got Me (Demo) 5 My Number (Demo) 6 Sweet Kids (Demo) 7 Doctor Doctor (Demo) 8 Hollywood Tease (German TV Show) 9 Money & The Magic (by Gerry Laffy) 10 Mandy (by Gerry Laffy) 11 No Way Out (by Sheer Greed) 12 Behind the Scenes of the last ever GIRL interview *Released by bassist Gerry Laffy
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