The Newtown Neurotics (formerly known as The Neurotics) were an English punk rock/post-punk group. The band was formed in Harlow, England in 1979. They were known for their straight political music.
Being the Newtown Neurotics, they start their career playing punk was greatly influenced by "The Clash" and "The Ramones". During their progress in 1980s, the band remove the "Newtown" from their name and simply became "The Neurotics" as a consequence with the name change comes an expand in their styles which include horn arrangements and slower tempos. The band released numerous albums on a very known UK postpunk label Jungle Records. Steve Drewett (Lead singer and guitarist ) took a straight common viewpoint in his lyrics all over the progress of the band's career. When Colin Dredd (the bassist) have the disease in the lungs called pleurisy, he leave the band. Mac (Travis Cut /The Pharaohs /The Skabilly Rebels)was bring in to play bass for some goodbye shows (in which the band's entire archives was played). The band finally broke up on October 1988. Steve Drewett move on to form an Afro punk band called the "Indestructible Beat". Despite the "Indie Beats" split up in 1995, Steve Drewett is noted to do particular solo gigs.