On February 4th, 1983, Echo and The Bunnymen released their third studio album Porcupine, one of their best charting albums that reached number 2 in the UK.
Porcupine included the singles “The Back of Love” and “The Cutter”. The band’s manager Bill Drummond brought Indian violinist Shankar into the mix to add strings to tracks on the album led to the single, “The Cutter“, which was released in January 1983 and went on to become the band’s first Top 10 hit
Watch the video for “The Cutter” below:
A VHS video was released by Castle Hendring in 1983 called Porcupine – An Atlas Adventure which contained the six music videos – “In Bluer Skies”, “The Cutter”, “My White Devil”, “Porcupine”, “Heads Will Roll” and “The Back of Love”.
The filming was completed in December 1982 with the band performing the songs from the album at their rehearsal room at The Ministry.
Watch the rest below:
- Side two
- “Heads Will Roll”
- “Higher Hell”
- “Gods Will Be Gods”
- “In Bluer Skies”