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The Smirks was a British rock band that garnered some success in the 1970s. They played their first concerts in Manchester in late 1977, but by January 1978 they were spotted at the Stiff Records talent show. The band quickly picked up a management deal, and recorded a session for the John Peel programme in April 1978.

By then, they had signed up to Beserkley Records, and before long they released their first single, "OK - UK" (often known by other… read more

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  • Avatar for mwimps61
    Ahh - The Smirks. A great live band that got dealt a bum deal in the 70's and never recovered. Of course the name may not of helped either - I remember going into a record shop and asking for "Rosemary" by The Smirks and he said "The Smurfs?"
  • Avatar for ringbark
    Ladies and gentlemen of The Smirks fandom, please vote for the proposed Smirks picture so that the band can continue to be promoted at - thank you!

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