- Career outline: Trixie's Big Red Motorbike were an indiepop band from the Isle of Wight, U.K. They released several influential singles, but did not achieve commercial success.
- Line up: Mark Litten (Drum Machine, Bass, Guitar), Jim Bycroft (Keyboards, Tenor Saxophone), Melanie Litten (Vocal, Recorder) Jane Fox (Vocal, Cellesta)
- Links to Peel: TBRM were one of John Peels' favourite bands of the early 1980s. They recorded two sessions for his BBC Radio 1 show. On his 25th August 1983 show he said they "wipe the floor with the competition".
Festive Fifty Entries Edit
- You Took Him Away From Me / Invisible Boyfriend / Splash Of Red / Whatever Happened To The Treetops
- That's The End Of That / In Timbuktu / White Horses / One Nation Under A Brolley / Norman And Narcissus
For contractual reasons neither of these sessions was released on the "Peel Sessions" series of 12" vinyl. e.p.s issued by Strange Fruit Records. The band's name does appear on the generic front cover of this series, however.
Other Shows Played Edit
- 20 December 1982: Hold Me
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