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Sunday 8 August 2021

Fasten Seat Belt - Escalate (1982)

b/w French Connection

Great New Wave / Powerpop from Cologne / Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

Sèan O'Sharp AKA Hanjo Scharfenberg (Voc) 
Bruno Z (Guitar) 
Paolo Campi (Guitar)
M.H. (Bass) 
Bonnie Bonn (Drums)
Fish (Keys)

Recorded in Autumn 1981. the A-side can be found on their lone LP "So Real"

Useless info - Sèan O'Sharp aka Hanjo Scharfenberg was raised in Germany and Ireland. 
He was educated at The King's Hospital Dublin and then at Trinity College Dublin where he graduated.
Amongst other things Scharfenberg went on to co-found the 'Chins' Bar and be a gallery owner in Cologne  

His last known whereabouts was as a member of The Capitalist. If you want to hear what he's doing now go here