Sofa Records was a DIY label. It managed one singles. And one of hundreds of Punk and New Wave bands which started-up labels as an outlet for their music.  Sofa belonged to The Shapes, from Leamington.   It ran to at least two Shapes records: the 'Wots For Lunch Mum' EP (SEAT-1) in 1979, and 'Blast Off' (SEAT-2) in 1980.  The second of these was picked up for reissue by Northern Ireland label Good Vibrations.  Another EP, 'Cocktails At Six', by Flackoff (SEAT-003), followed in 1982. Distributed By Sofa Records. The Shapes were an English punk rock group that formed in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire formed in 1976. The band was formed by Seymour Bybuss (Ben Browton, vocals) and Brian Helicopter (Gareth Holder, bass guitar), who recruited Nigel Greenway (guitar), Nick Hadley (guitar), and Charlie Pullen (drums). Flackoff line up was Rod Goodwin - Bass & Vocals Claire Ellis(later Panter) - Vocals Arthur Jackson - Guitar Rick Collet - Drums. Thanks to Robert Lyons For The Info.

79 Shapes Part of the Furniture EP SOFA  SEAT 1
80 Shapes Blast Off SOFA  SEAT 002
82 Flackoff Cocktails At Six [ Ep ] SOFA  SEAT 003

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