The Mockers - One Black Friday download album
The Mockers were a New Zealand pop band formed in Wellington in 1979 by Andrew Fagan. Fagan was the only ever-present of the band's line-up whose initial members were mostly drawn from Fagan's Rongotai College classmates. Their songs include "One Black Friday" and "Forever Tuesday Morning". The Mockers' style drew on punk and new wave influences from the UK and performances centered on Fagan's flamboyant stage presence.
The Mockers: Official page for New Zealand rock/pop band. Here online - for the very first time - a couple of clips from 'The Mockers - Live at the Powerstation' (DVD & 2x CD set). nz/ and all great record stores. Also featuring Forever Tuesday Morning, One Black Friday, Cleopatra, Woke Up Today, many more, + interviews. The Mockers updated their cover photo. 10 May ·. See all. Videos. The Mockers - 1. New Day Dawning 2. A Winter's Tale.
One Black Friday - The Mockers were at the peak of their mid-80s pop prowess when they released this single. It originated with Andrew Fagan’s Wellington based co-writer Gary Curtis hearing reports of the 1984 Queen Street riot in Auckland (after an outdoor concert which had featured The Mockers). The Mockers were at the peak of their mid-80s pop prowess when they released this single. The music video places the band amongst the lions, acrobats, rides and sideshows of the now defunct Whirling Brothers Circus (set up in Victoria Park in inner city Auckland) with Fagan resplendent in a velvet frock coat with lace cuffs, black choker and matching nail polish.
With RCA Australia now interested in The Mockers, their 1985 album, Culprit And The King, was recorded in Sydney with Australian producer Jonathan Kennett. They had the luxury of a two-month block book-out at a top studio, whereas they’d been recording in downtime at Mandrill Studios. Guitarist Brett Adams was on the new album, having replaced Dean Heazlewood. The single ‘One Black Friday’ reached N. on the NZ Singles Chart, while the album reached N. on the NZ Album Chart.
The Mockers also had success with the 1985 single 'One Black Friday' from the album 'Culprit and The King'. The song is about a riot in Queen Street, Auckland, NZ on Friday 7th December 1984. The Mockers and other New Zealand bands performed in Aotea Square, Queen Street on that day. 2) An American power pop band. Formed in the late 80s in Virginia Beach, VA by Tony Leventhal and Seth Gordon, they released their first CD, Somewhere Between Mocksville and Harmony, in 1995. Living in the Holland Tunnel followed in 2001.
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|B1||One Black Friday (Instrumental)||3:48|
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|TDS 262||The Mockers||One Black Friday (12", Single, Blu)||RCA||TDS 262||Australia & New Zealand||1985|
|104409||The Mockers||One Black Friday (12", Single)||RCA||104409||Germany||1985|