The Welcome Idiots - Never Gonna Give You up (demo tape, 1991) by The Welcome Idiot published on 2012/02/17 00:01:27 +0000 In spring 1991 someone (don't recall who that was) had planned to publish one of those "tribute to" compilations. In that case the idea was to have various bands covering hit singles of british mass-production-team Stock / Aitken / Waterman. We were asked for a contribution and soon found that Rick Astley's "Never Gonna Give You Up" would be the perfect match for us. We did a demo recording in our rehearsal room and sent it in. Apparently the compilation producers liked it quite well, but then the entire project was abandoned. So we never got the chance to record it in a proper studio. Too bad, cause I know that this would have been a major hit on the alternative charts somewehere in the world. Maybe ;) So that's been the final recording The Welcome Idiots ever did.