The songs of this ep were recorded in 1985 but remained unreleased until The Happy Couple got a tape with these undiscovered pearls in its fingers. That was in 2002.
The Catalysts were a short-lived project of
Ulric Kennedy and Dannie Vallely
from Glasgow. Ulric, previously singer of The Mixers (who appear on the legendary "All For Art And Art For All" compilation at Dan Treacy's
label) would later join
The Golden Dawn
to release two fine singles for
. Ulric and Dannie are still making music as The Void and DHK
(Invicta Hifi Records)
. In June 2004, they recorded and produced the new Happy Couple ep.
(THAT'S NOT) TELLING THE TRUTH
WHERE WILL YOU GO?
A SENSE OF PLACE
take a look at the sleeve
artist's favourite things
real audio sample