Watch this! great video of the Damned as lego figures playing New RoseThe Damned’s New Rose is one of the finest rock ‘n’ roll songs ever released.

Pure adrenaline, it harbored the punk generation and for me it’s one of the great cornerstones of classic rock ‘n’ roll, along with the Stooges and the MC5. Every time I hear it it’s like a line of speed and makes me feel totally alive but I’ve never seen a version of it as cool as this, with the classic original line up of the band turned into lego figures that somehow suits them very well…

Watch below, or, if on a mobile phone go here.

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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.


  1. First thing in work on a dull Thursday morning and then Dave Vanian appears in Lego form in front of my eyes….fan-bloody-tastic!!


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