Rockabilly number with a Chuck Berry influence, about jailbait.
Thirteen (2018 remix)
Revamped version of 13 with improved guitar, bass and vocals.
21st Century Slave
High-tech industrial punkabilly reflecting the modern political paradigm
Dark rockabilly number, lead guitar modelled on the the Clash's Mick Jones's style.
Protest ballad with plenty of electronic bits and some killer guitar lines
Ain't No Shame
Tamla-reggae-punk mashup, social activist message.
Spacey sci-fi surf rock.
All Of Me
Doomy goth ballad with grotesque twist.
Jazzy, souly rockabilly cum swamprock number about how land-grabs and empires cause war and misery. Or summat
Barbed Wire (2018 remix)
Remix of Barbed Wire sounding better than ever with improved production techniques.
Bikini Atoll Surfer Dude
Contrasts the hedonistic, consumerist Western lifestyle with the nuclear threat the military-industrial complex uses to barricade itself from the have-nots.
Anti-elitist electro-surf song. "Zero score!"
Heavyweight rap-metal with a hard-hitting political message.
Burnt-out Pink Cadillac
Just dark psychobilly.
Punk song in "honour" of the Russian army's brutal invasion of Ukraine.
Cabaret Of Flux
Garage rock on acoustic and viola, reminiscent of VU.
Synthpop, with my signature drum machine sound (mainly a LinnDrum, with TR-808 kicks)
Christmas Day In The Workhouse
Traditional poem set to a goth-folk backing.
Citizen Of Nowhere
Mix of punk and modern hip-hop and various other elements thrown in.
Tamla-psychopunk song about narcissistic populist leaders.
Death in the Morning
Very dark rockabilly number about a young guy who lived across the road from me who had a bad heroin problem, and could get only get off it by throwing himself under a train.
Electronicky song about how getting into a war is easier than getting out, featuring the voice of Lyndon B. Johnson
Disturbances In The Aether
Peculiar mix of post-punk, dub and just about everything else.
Theme From An Imaginary Detective Film
Dark, Punk Noir instrumental using horns and strings. Mashes up 40s and 60s sounds. This one got a rating of 96% from industry professionals on Music Xray
Nichiren Buddhist stripped-down blues/spiritual number, featuring dobro.
Garage song that could equally be about animal abuse or being a metaphor for being in a punk band (or a human being in the industrial world, generally).
Song about Dr. Manhattan, the 10ft tall, light blue, radioactive superhero from The Watchmen. Yeah, I know I misspelt it.
Drugfiend Lesbians From Outer Space
Jazzy rockabilly press send-up. Warning: contains bad language in case that sort of thing bothers you. Not based on a true story.
Drugfiend Lesbians From Outer Space (2018 remix)
Remix of Drugfiend Lesbians
Drunk In Paradise
Genre-hopping tale of consumerist downfall.
Electrosurfbilly sci-fi spaghetti western theme.
Electronic Wet Dream
Mishmash of cool as f*** 50s style country/rockabilly kind of thing, a Motown-style drumtrack and some Latino percussion.
Elvis In A Rolls Royce
Totally cool acoustic cowpunk track about the death of the American Dream.
End Of Days
Apocalyptic, powerful indie-rock.
Started off as a gothic drone and gradually incorporated bits of acid jazz type stuff. Lot of electronic bits and deliberate overamplification of kick and snare. Lyrics coming from Nichiren Buddhism and the Tibetan Book Of The Dead
Even Spooks Need To Rock&Roll
Wild bit of rockabilly with plenty of synth and sampling added. Lot of hits on FWD's server stats from British Indian Overseas Territories
Hard-hitting R&B punk-funk chunk of vitriol
Farewell My Lovely
Ultimate Punk Noir song.
Feel So Strange
Acclaimed protopunk-pop song.
Protopunk song about when society collapses.
Get Outta Wood End
Garage-rock cum punkabilly song on being in the wrong part of town when night falls.
(I Don't Want To) Get Drunk At Xmas
Punk song about not wanting to join in with Xmas cheer.
Girl On A Leash
Reversion to more punkabilly style. Bit like New York Dolls with John Cale playing note clusters on piano.
Grind The Earth
Iron Age hymn.
Madchester-style fun track.
Heart Of Darkness
Southern-gothic swamprock with an English flavour.
His Master's Voice
Punky rocker about British subservience to the ruling class
Electrosurfbilly punk noir instrumental with a gangsterish feel.
Synthpunk sci-fi song about a battlefield casualty involuntarily made into a war cyborg.
I Wake Up On The Settee
Misheard The Fall's "I Wake Up In The City".
If I Ain't Got You
Quickly knocked-up, simple rock&roll tune, hopefully reminiscent of Dylan's Basement Tapes. Also: a personal message!
If I Was Your Cat
Deliberately silly garage-rock track, evoking Lou Reed, The Cramps and Marc Bolan.
In The Wildwood
Dark, chilling goth-folk song evincing primaeval fears.
Inner City Hermit
Alternative psychedelic soul-cum-alt rock, the sound of lockdown summer.
It Came From The Sewer
Electropsychobilly horror shocker with a sideswipe at biohacker ethics.
Jazzy rockabilly number about a not-very-nice chap.
Sophisticated jazz number featuring mode and time signature changes
Song about a modern anti-hero using much different technology to previous songs
Psychobilly song about the pharmaceutical industry's medicalisation of neuroticism.
Last Man On Earth
Neo-rockabilly atompunk bluesy thing, conflating metaphor (or hyperbole?) with actuality.
Little Backwood On Sea
Killer combination of surf-rock and satire.
Tale of wife-beating based on the real life performer
Living After Sunshine
Ultra-chic glossy feelgood tune with latino rhythm track, and words written on Patong beach.
Rock song with country influence, anthemic chorus, cutting lead solo, and tight, compressed rhythm guitar.
Psychedelic soul or maybe punk-funk song about getting away to the tropics and one's other half in the bleak UK midwinter.
Original from Oct 2016.
Slow, laid-back tropical ballad written while on Koh Chang.
Rockabilly song about a cabaret performer. Nothing to do with the film, Cabaret, in case anyone was wondering.
Hypnotic sci-fi track based on Steve Reich-style tape loops.
Specially written for the coronation of King Wingnut, first of his name
Mafia Stole My House
Garage-y rock song, based on a true story. My first ever use of a wah-wah, the intro just demanded it.
Magic After Midnight
Beautiful, romantic jazz ballad.
Man Who Fell To Earth
Originally intended as kinda blues for the 21st century, but ended up with a bit of an 80s sound.
Devilish psychedelic swamp-rock.
Mexican Death Cult Voodoo Doll
More dark psychobilly swamprock.
Psychedelic soul-cum-punk funk paean to alienation.
Punk/dubstep/bit of whatever political rebellion song.
My Dream Bathroom
Beautiful, dreamy alt-country-surf track.
Came out of playing with a Catalinbread Adineko delay. Listen and throw up!
Old World Order
Industrial punk/metal track. The "New World Order"? What's so great about the old one?
Future. Assassin kills mutant. Mutant transforms and kills assassin. Same old story.
Sophisticated, witty yet down-to-earth with just a soupcon of raunch.
Psychedelic surf instrumental played on a baritone guitar
Folk-electrogoth song produced at the height of the Covid-19 epidemic
Techy, up-tempo swamp blues number about narcissism in the digital age.
Princess Of Suburbia
Nearest FWD comes to slow blues, about a suburban amateur porn kinkster.
Groundbreaking sci-fi poem over howling synth backing.
Raining In Paradise
Beautiful, wistful, latino-surf track.
Respectable Married Man
Cowpunk song about a successful suburbanite hiding dark secrets.
Nu Metal protest song using a hip hop drum track.
Somewhat more commercial rock song than usual Flirt With Danger material. Saturday morning hangover lyrics
Back To Nature with Flirt With Danger
Science Fiction Rock & Roll
Fun electrobilly song featuring a synth specially created for this, called 'The Beast'.
The Screaming Ab-dabs And The Garden Gnome Blues
DT paranoia, extra-terrestrials and a garden gnome army.
Severed Head (In The Boot Of My Car)
Classic punk noir tune with a highly-sensible title.
Cramps-style psychobilly darkness about a dysfunctional relationship. This is the more recent version, more clarity and a more rockabilly sound.
She Hates Me
Sixties garage rock / protopunk type number.
She Hates Me (2021 revision)
Updated version of the above.
She Just Loves To Be Kissed
Sort of garage-glam type thing, originally intended to be in the style of the New York Dolls, but it mutated into... not quite sure, really.
She Moves Through The Fair
Traditional Irish ballad, with a punk twist.
Silicone Sex Doll (Turned Terminator)
Never mind the zombie apocalypse, this is a far greater danger to humanity!
Gothic krautrock - aethereal and spectral.
Slow, jazzy psychobilly number based round a theremin lead line. Not a real theremin, y'unnerstan, who's got a half a lifetime to learn to play one?
Sinister (2017 remix)
Reworked version of Sinister
Someone's Gonna Get Resurrected Tonight
Ever wondered what'd happen if the Cramps and Suicide collaborated on a tune? Probably some tasteless psychobilly garbage like this.
Speed & Alcohol
Fast and short punkabilly song about alienation under industrial capitalism.
Hard-as, superb ska song.
Slightly gothic semi-electronic alternative rock song about Delia Derbyshire.
Suck On This Satan
Alt-countryish song about doing jobs you hate.
Glam-punk song about the gender rebels of suburbia.
They Came From Uranus
Punk Noir satirical sci-fi classic.
Through To Your Mind
Tamla Motown influenced instant R&B classic.
Time Of Our Lives
Lighters-in-the-air stadium rock anthem with the best guitar line you'll ever hear.
NY protopunk / early Velvet Underground kinda vibe.
Garage-rock classic about a trans vamp, said to be reminiscent of the Velvet Underground.
Futurepunk track with loadsa electronics. Lyrics inspired, in part, by Tales From The Loop by Simon Stalenhag.