Bite -Live at the Rumba Bar 1982



"Bite" was the first of two B-sides on the "Rolling Moon" single. David Kilgour plays second guitar on this live version as well as the released version (which was, along with "Rolling Moon", recorded at the Deer Stalkers Hall in Auckland, four days after this concert was filmed). Some of the other people joining in on stage are Robert Scott of the Clean, Chris Knox, Alec Bathgate, Paul Kean and what looks like Jane Walker (all from Toy Love), and Steve Android. Note the camera operator knocking one of the overhead drum mics onto Martyn Bull's drum kit, Martyn gives a hand pushing it back up and doesn't miss a beat.

This was a private show, other bands on the bill included The Clean, Tall Dwarfs, Nocturnal Projections and This Sporting Life. The show was not only was filmed by T.V.N.Z. but was also recorded on a TEAC 4-Track by Chris Knox and Doug Hood; some of the audio subsequently released includes "Flamethrower" by the Chills as one of two B-sides to the Rolling Moon single (1982) and "Two Fat Sisters" and "Happy Birthday John" by The Clean, released on their posthumous 12" E.P. Live Dead Clean (1986). The Chills line up at this point in time was Martin Phillipps (guitars / vocals), Terry Moore (bass / vocals), Rachel Phillipps (keyboards) and Martyn Bull (drums).

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