After Glasgow punk band Johnny & the Personal Abusers split up, a number of the members formed the massively successful Basic Minds. Others formed the greater modest Cuban Pumps. Within four weeks from the break, the Pumps already experienced their first solitary (Downtown, on Housewive’s Choice) in the shops. During its launch, the music group was bassist Paul Armour, guitarist Laurie Cuffe, vocalist John Milarky, and drummer Dave Duncan. They setup their personal label, Cuba Libre, release a the Walk on Drinking water solitary in 1980. Armour remaining and was changed by Nick Clarke with time for the 1981 singles Nice Charity and My Colors Take flight; the LP Function Our Method to Heaven was also out by the finish of the entire year, and a single to get it.