60ft Dolls United Kingdom
60ft Dolls were formed in Newport in 1992 by Richard J. Parfitt and Michael Cole, who met through Donna Matthews (later of Elastica) who was at the time, dating Cole. After supports with Oasis, Dinosaur Jr and others, 60 Ft. Dolls released their second single White Knuckle Ride on Rough Trade Records and then Pig Valentine on the RCA imprint Indolent Records. These early singles were championed heavily Steve Lamacq, and as a consequence were picked up by influential American DJ Rodney Bingenheimer.