HITBACK
RECORDS

 Independent label: hitBack records is not as such a record company, but a vehicle for putting out Spearmint records. The name hitBACK came from the Fall's then current single, which was called "Hit The North". The response was to create the name "The North Hits Back", but this was then shortened to the hitBACK. hitBACK's first record came back in 1987. This first record was a compilation including the now infamous Laverne and Shirlie, Shirley from Spearmint got some grant from Newcastle City Council & the Northern Arts Board to put out a record. Features four Newcastle bands from 1987: Movietone, Skiptracers, Said Liquidator, and Laverne and Shirlie. Since then hitBACK has put out a number of 7" and CD releases. Hitback Records Former Address: 35A Leyland Road Lee London SE12 8DS. Distributed By 3MV and Pinnacle Records.

  

87 Various Artists  From Newcastle (Ep) HITBACK  HITBACK  1
95 Spearmint Somebody HITBACK  HITBACK  2
96 Spearmint Goldmine  HITBACK  HITBACK  3
97 Spearmint A Week Away  HITBACK  HITBACK  4
97 Spearmint I Can'T Sleep  HITBACK  HITBACK  5
97 Spearmint Sweeping The Nation HITBACK  HITBACK  6
98 Spearmint A Trip Into Space E.P. HITBACK  HITBACK  7
98 Spearmint Songs For The Colour Yellow  (Cd) HITBACK  HITBACK  8
99 Spearmint It Won'T Be Long Now HITBACK  HITBACK  9
99 Spearmint Sweeping The Nation HITBACK  HITBACK  10
99 Spearmint A Week Away ‎(Album) HITBACK  HITBACK  11
99 Spearmint We'Re Going Out HITBACK  HITBACK  12
2000 Spearmint You Are Still My Brother HITBACK  HITBACK  13
2000 Spearmint Oklahoma! ?(Cd) HITBACK  HITBACK  14
2000 Spearmint The Locomotion HITBACK  HITBACK  15
2000 Spearmint Howling Christmas HITBACK  HITBACK  16
2000 Spearmint Happy Birthday Girl HITBACK  HITBACK  17
2001 Spearmint The Flaming Lips HITBACK  HITBACK  18
2001 Spearmint Julie Christie HITBACK  HITBACK  19
2001 Spearmint A Different Lifetime ?(Cd) HITBACK  HITBACK  20
2002 The Free French Do You Come Here Often? ?(Cd) HITBACK  HITBACK  21
2002 The Free French Trial Separation HITBACK  HITBACK  22
2000 Host: Feel Cheap HITBACK  HITBACK  23
2002 Host: Mean Streak HITBACK  HITBACK  24
2002 The Free French Host ‎(Cd) HITBACK  HITBACK  25
2003 Spearmint Left Alone Among The Living ‎(Cd) HITBACK  HITBACK  26
2003 Spearmint My Missing Days ‎(Cd) HITBACK  HITBACK  27
2003 Not Traced HITBACK  HITBACK  28
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2005 The Free French A Place Of Our Own ‎(Cd) HITBACK  HITBACK  35
2005 Spearmint The Boy And The Girl That Got Away ‎(Cd) HITBACK  HITBACK  36
2006 Spearmint The Competition HITBACK  HITBACK  37
2006 Spearmint My Girlfriend Is A Killer  HITBACK  HITBACK  38
2006 Spearmint Psycho Magnet HITBACK  HITBACK  39
2006 Spearmint Paris In A Bottle ‎(Cd) HITBACK  HITBACK  40
2006 Spearmint Leave Me Alone ‎(Cd) HITBACK  HITBACK  41
2006 Not Traced HITBACK  HITBACK  42
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2006 Not Traced HITBACK  HITBACK  45
2009 Spearmint A Week Away (Album) HITBACK  HITBACK  46