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Slapp Happy were formed in Hamburg in 1972, with Dagmar Krause on vocals, Anthony Moore on guitar, keyboards and vocals and Peter Blegvad on guitar and vocals. Blegvad was an associate of the German group Faust and this recording was made in1972, in the band's studio, using their musicians and producer Uwe Nettelbeck. It is a passionate debut, with witty melodic songs offset by Dagmar's unique vocals.Blegvad proudly proclaimed it as "Naive Rock, the Douanier Rousseau sound". By 1974 the band had secured a deal with Virgin Records where they created a commited following, moving in the avant rock circles alongside Henry Cow and Robert Wyatt. Slapp Happy disbanded in 1975, reforming for one - off projects in 1982 and 1990.They released an album via V2 in 1998 which gained widespread media acclaim.