Motörhead & Girlschool: St. Valentine’s Day Massacre (10 Inch Picture Disc)
Record Store Day 2021 Release
A 40th Anniversary, Limited Edition Picture Disc 10” EP of MOTORHEAD and GIRLSCHOOL’s raucous ”St Valentine’s Day Massacre” collaboration.
Motorhead’s 1981 ‘Headgirl’ collaboration with Girlschool will be released on June 12 for Record Store Day.
Motörhead’sSt. Valentine’s Day Massacre EP, a collaboration with their good friends Girlschool, released under the band name ‘Headgirl’ is to get a special 40th anniversary reissue on picture disc for Record Store Day.
The three track EP, which featured the two bands duetting on a reworking of Johnny Kidd & The Pirates’ 1959 debut single Please Don’t Touch, and covering one another’s songs – Motörhead tackling Girlschool’sEmergency, Girlschool recording a raucous cover of Bomber – reached number 5 in the UK single’s chart when released in February 1981.
The new picture disc will be released on Sanctuary Records on June 12.
Motörhead and Girlschool’s friendship extended beyond this one EP: Lemmy dated Girlschool guitarist Kelly Johnson, while Girlschool vocalist/guitarist Kim McAuliffe dated Motörhead guitarist ‘Fast’ Eddie Clarke. Speaking to The Guardian last year, ex-Girlschool bassist Enid Williams said the link between the two bands was both a blessing and a curse for her former band.