Nottingham-based punks Gaffa were formed by Wayne Evans (vocals, bass), Clive E. Smith (guitar), John Maslen (guitar), Brendan Kidulis (keyboards), and Mick Barrett (drums) in 1977. The band debuted on the independent Cleverley Brothers label with an excellent four-track EP, Normal Service Will Never Be Resumed, each copy attractively packaged in a series of homemade picture sleeves, each one proudly very different than another. Launching its own label, Gaffa'n'Products, the band continued this gimmick across the remainder of its output, the singles "You Know I Love You But I Don't Know How I Know," "Attitude Dancing," and "Man with a Motive." The band also released an album, 1979's Neither Use Nor Ornament!, before breaking up later that year.
by Dave Thompson