Hammer Horror

b/w Coffee Homeground

Hammer Horror (Japan) front


Hammer Horror (Japan) rear


Country: Japan
Label/Number: EMI EMR-20530
Release date: Late 1978
Chronology: Kate's 3rd Japanese single; her 1st from Lionheart.
Cover photo by Gered Mankowitz
Hammer Horror Lyrics
What it's about: An actor, who gets thrust into the lead role of The Hunchback of Notre Dame upon the untimely death of a friend, ends up being haunted by the jealous decedent.
Running time: 4:15
Coffee Homeground Lyrics
What it's about: A funny look at paranoia. The protagonist is convinced his paramour is trying to kill him!
Running time: 3:37
This Japanese insert sleeve uses a reverse image of the photo that appears on all the European releases of this single. (Sleeve scan courtesy of Boolbar.)
Shot during the Lionheart sessions in August, 1978, these back-lit images are my all-time fave Kate pics! (Here are a few more frames from the same session...)

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