Hammer Horror

b/w Coffee Homeground

Hammer Horror (New Zealand) foldout sleeve

(front and rear)

Country: New Zealand
Label/Number: EMI 2887
Release date: Late 1978
Chronology: Kate's 1st single 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
The New Zealand sleeve shown here is identical to the UK issue except that it folds open into a single flat sheet. It also has a unique EMI logo on the rear featuring a small map of New Zealand (an enlargement of which is shown here). Scan and information courtesy of Pertti.
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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