Not many recordings have survived of seminal early 80’s Christchurch band The Perfect Strangers. This 8-song cassette selection entitled “Not To Be Taken” was most likely compiled by the late Lindsay Maitland (Crazy Olé! and The Panthers cornet / french horn player). “Not To Be Taken” comprises one side of a cassette, the other entitled And Band “Outhern”. The tape was given to Stu Kawowski at George Henderson’s N.E.V. pad, Dunedin around 1983/84. The SX-70 Polaroids here are from a 1980 gig at the Centre Gallery in the Christchurch Arts Centre.
Read more here The Art and Magick of The Perfect Strangers, ChCh 1980-1982