and bass player of Joey Ramone's favourite band, The Boys, Duncan rode on the
crest of a wave during punk's original late-1970s heyday as part of a wider
collective of friends and peers that included Sex Pistols, The Clash,
Generation X and a host of other power-chord pioneers. The Boys remain one of
the best-loved and influential bands of their generation.
from the Big Heads' debut album "Little Big Head", earned Duncan the keys to
the Uruguayan capital (the only other musicians to achieve this being Elton
John and Paul McCartney).
a cornucopia of stellar reviews for 1st album Little Big Head, The Big Heads
developed their unique, effortlessly entertaining, melodic brand of harmony
laden pop punk with: "The Difficult Second Album" and their third album "Bombs
Away" was released in 2017 garnering
variety of awards and appearing in numerous best album of the year lists.
Fourteen catchy little ditties about life, death, paranoia and Viagra.
the Big Heads touring eternally in the UK,
France, Belgium, Spain, Japan, Korea and Germany including festival
dates at Rebellion, Strummercamp and Scotland Calling. As well as a 4th
album being recorded, Little Big Head is reissued with previously unreleased bonus
tracks and splatter vinyl, while a vinyl single, Kelly's Gone Insane, is out on
Crocodile Records ,also with new bonus tracks.
Reviews for Duncan Reid and the Big Heads:
"A mesh of angsty agitation and glitter mod stomp - 4 Stars": Mojo
"The Peter Pan of powerpop": Uncut
"He's lost none of his song writing flair as he serves up 13 powerpop nuggets":
"An autobiographical garage-pop soundtrack; energetic, infectious and charming
-9 out of 10": Vive le Rock
"If there was ever a gig that deserves to reside in the 'you should have been
there' conversations then this was it.
First gig of the year for me and the benchmark is already set ridiculously
"Duncan Reid and his band of stalwarts are a force to be reckoned with": FFRUK
"This really was a set I could quite happily have watched again and again. If
Duncan Reid And The Big Heads roll into your town sometime soon make sure
you're in attendance for what will be a special night of rock and roll, Trust
me": Uber Rock