Sunday, April 19, 2009


Haysi Fantayzee were U.K. kids who made it big in Oz. Their fist hit "Shiny Shiny" was a smash in the early 1980s and Molly Meldrum always got them to mime to the slightly longer dance version on Countdown....this mix has not made it to CD as of 2009!

There have been 2 "Best Of" CDs claiming to have this track, but no, sadly this is not the is some modern take which bares no resemblance to the real thing.

If you have the DVD set of "Countdown The Wonder Years, Vol.2" you will be able to see the Haysies mime as described - Track 12 side 2.

Here for download is the real dance version of "
Shiny Shiny" which was extended and remixed by the powerhouse duo Clive Langer and Alan Winstanley....these guys did some of the best mixes in the 1980s. They worked with Madness, The Stranglers, Marilyn, Teardrop Explodes, Elvis Costello, Dexy's Midnight Runners, Hothouse Flowers....the list goes on...