Yeah Yeah Noh were a post-punk group formed in Leicester, England in 1984. They released two albums and five singles while still together, and have had two compilation albums issued since they split in 1986.
Yeah Yeah Noh was formed by Derek Hammond (vocals, guitar), John Grayland (guitar), Adrian Crossan (bass) and Sue Dorey (drums, vocals). The band members also published "Printhead", a free magazine focusing on independent music in Leicester and its environs. They also produced "Let's Cut a Rug," a compilation LP of songs from local independent bands.
Signing to In-Tape records, the band debuted in June 1984 with the Cottage Industry EP, featuring humorous and satirical lyrics and post-punk/jangle-pop music. After a further two ep's, the releases so far were collected on the album When I Am A Big Girl.
After adding Tom Slater on guitar, the band moved towards a more psychedelic sound and introduced more serious songwriting for first album proper, Cutting The Heavenly Lawn Of Greatness...
Track listing: The Superimposed ManAnother Side to Mrs QuillPrick Up Your EarsPink GreenTemple of ConvenienceBeware the Weakling LinesStarling Pillowcase and WhySee Through NatureZoological GardensCottage IndustryPenetrationHands Up for HappinessThe Short-Cut Way to SaturdayStealing in the Name of the LordMarried Miss New JerseyMr Hammond is Out to LunchCrimplene Seed LifestyleChocolate RiverBias BindingBlood Soup