Friday, 13 January 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 392

1. HANDBAG – ‘Breakfast In Berlin’'Snatchin' - Punk Rock LP -  UK - 1978
Gay punk that could sadly only find a release in Italy.
2. THE FALL – ‘Psykick Dancehall’
'Dragnet' - Step Forward LP - UK - 1979
The opening track from their menacing second album.
3. DOGGY STYLE – ‘Peace In The City’
'II' - Flipside LP - USA - 1988
The one with the Led Zep sleeve.
4. TOBANNOUNCED (TBA) – ‘Don't Say Don't’
S/T Self-released 7" - USA - 1985
Quaint and catchy.

5. ATTIC – ‘Yes I Want To’
Single - Brain Boosters 7" - UK - 1979
Following on from their 'South Specific' appearance, their first 7".

6. THE BIG BUCKS BAND – ‘It's Not Enough’
Single - Bums Rush 7" - USA - 1979
From North Dakota - dedicated to Pinball Les.

7. DOGGY STYLE – ‘Soda Jerk’

'II' - Flipside LP - USA - 1988
8. THE BONJOUR AVIATORS – ‘The Fury In Your Eyes’

Single - Romantic 7" - USA - 1976
More hard rock than proto punk, but what the hell.

9. THE FALL – ‘Printhead’

'Dragnet' - Step Forward LP - UK - 1979
10. HANDBAG – ‘Just Raped’

'Snatchin' - Punk Rock LP -  UK - 1978
11. THE STEPMOTHERS – ‘Let Her Dance’

'Battle Of The Garages' - Voxx LP - USA - 1981
12. HOT LUNCH – ‘Dizzy’
 
Single - Assassin 7" - USA - 1978
Sole single, from New York. 200 copies made, supposedly, so good luck if you want one.
13. ATTIC – ‘She Cried’
 
'All Plans Exist' - Brain Boosters 7" - UK - 1980
For their second 7", they even made a video. Gosh!

14. THE FALL – ‘Your Heart Out’

'Dragnet' - Step Forward LP - UK - 1979
15. DOGGY STYLE – ‘Janitor Man’

'II' - Flipside LP - USA - 1988
16. HANDBAG – ‘Super Star Car Crash’

'Snatchin' - Punk Rock LP -  UK - 1978
17. THE BONJOUR AVIATORS – ‘Goin' To A Party’
 
Live in Boston - USA - 1978
18. THE FALL – ‘Rowche Rumble’

Single - Step Forward 7" - UK - 1979
'It's valium, ksh, ksh . . .'

19. DOGGY STYLE – ‘Schaeffer's Revenge’

'II' - Flipside LP - USA - 1988
20. HOT LUNCH – ‘Celebrate The Criminal’

Flipside of 'Dizzy' - Assassin 7" - USA - 1978
21. KIP KOREA – ‘I Hate The Beatles’

From 7" flexi from Boston Groupie News - USA - 1980
22. HANDBAG – ‘You Won't Get Me’

'Snatchin' - Punk Rock LP -  UK - 1978
23. ATTIC – ‘We're At War’

Flipside of 'Yes I Want To' - Brain Boosters 7" - UK - 1979
24. DOGGY STYLE – ‘Puerto Rico’

'II' - Flipside LP - USA - 1988
25. THE BIG BUCKS BAND – ‘Matrimonialmetamorphosyphilis’
 
Flipside of 'It's Not Enough' - Bums Rush 7" - USA - 1979
26. THE FALL – ‘Second Dark Age’
 
On flipside of 'Fiery Jack' - Step Forward 7" - UK - 1980
27. DOGGY STYLE – ‘Soul Dude’

'II' - Flipside LP - USA - 1988

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Saturday, 7 January 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 391

1. THE FALL - 'Frightened'
'Live At The Witch Trials’ – Step Forward LP – UK – 1979
And it wasn't live at all!

2. THE DESTROYED - 'We Need A New World'
 
Demo – USA – 1978
Original raw Boston punk. They never made any records back in the day but you can get the recordings from
here.
3. DOGGY STYLE - 'Nymphomaniac'

'Work As One’ – Mystic 7” – USA – 1985
Was never a great fan, but they did have their moments.

4. ATTIC - 'This Child Is Dead'

'South Specific’ – Brain Boosters LP – UK – 1980
The excellent opening track to this cleverly-titled Portsmouth comp. I haven't got a rip of the whole album, so if you have, please let me know.

5. CARTOON ROCKERS - 'Prostitute'
 
Single – Poko 7” – Finland – 1984
Their only record. Such a shame.

6. LARZON - 'Född I Farstun'

'Garanterad Motorsågsrock’ – Self released 7” – Sweden – 1982
Obscure Swedish punk rock. Much underrated.

7. THE DESTROYED - 'Animal Disease'
 
Live Demo – USA - 1979
8. DOGGY STYLE - 'Support And Belief'

'Work As One’ – Mystic 7” – USA - 1985
9. THE BUZZARIANS - 'Wild Weekend'
 
Single – Boynton 7” – USA – 1980
Hardly the Zeros, but the B-side is better. From Massachussetts.
10. THE FALL - 'Mother-Sister!'

'Live At The Witch Trials’ – Step Forward LP – UK – 1979
11. TOMMY TRASH - 'I'm A Disgrace'

Single – Sound Patterns 7” – USA – 1983
Detroit sleaze, his 3rd single in as many years.

12. THE DESTROYED - 'We Got It'

Demo – USA - 1978
13. DOGGY STYLE - 'Donut Shop Rock'
 
'Work As One’ – Mystic 7” – USA - 1985
14. LARZON - 'Bjarne'

'Garanterad Motorsågsrock’ – Self released 7” – Sweden – 1982
15. THE CHIMES - 'I Can't Smile'

'South Specific’ – Brain Boosters LP – UK – 1980
16. THE XTRAS - 'Got No Money'
 
Demo – USA – 1980
Available on a couple of comps: ‘Up All Night’ and ‘Bloodstains Across Connecticut’.

17. THE DESTROYED - 'Reactor'

Demo – USA - 1978
18. DOGGY STYLE - 'Be Strong'

'Side By Side’ – Flipside LP – USA – 1985
From their debut album, hot on the heels of their E.P.
19. LARZON - 'Lat'

'Garanterad Motorsågsrock’ – Self released 7” – Sweden – 1982
20. THE FALL - 'Repetition'

'Bingo Masters Breakout’ – Step Forward 7” – UK – 1978
21. THE DESTROYED - '686-6'

Live Demo – USA - 1979
22. DOGGY STYLE - 'Side By Side'
 
'Side By Side’ – Flipside LP – USA - 1985
23. CARTOON ROCKERS - 'Boys From The Bronx'

Flipside of ‘Prostitute’ - Poko 7” – Finland – 1984
24. THE BUZZARIANS - 'Come On Denise'
 
Flipside of ‘Wild Weekend’ - Boynton 7” – USA – 1980
25. THE DESTROYED - 'Ill Treatment'

Demo – USA - 1978
26. DOGGY STYLE - 'Enough'

'Side By Side’ – Flipside LP – USA - 1985
27. LARZON - 'Hur Många År'
 
'Garanterad Motorsågsrock’ – Self released 7” – Sweden – 1982
28. THE DESTROYED - 'Power'

Live Demo – USA - 1979
29. DOGGY STYLE - 'Rookie Cop'
 
'Side By Side’ – Flipside LP – USA - 1985
30. THE FALL - 'No Xmas For John Quays'
 
'Live At The Witch Trials’ – Step Forward LP – UK – 1979
Fuck Christmas. Up the arse. With a big stick.


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Thursday, 22 December 2016

The Best of Brought To Life - 390

1. SCHLIESSMUSKEL - 'Bombastix' / 'Geschichten'
'Untergang Der Abendländischen Kultur’ – We Bite LP – Germany – 1987
You demanded more from this seminal album, so here goes . . .
2. CIRCLE JERKS - 'Live Fast Die Young'
'Group Sex’ – Frontier LP – USA – 1980
And this one is in demand too, it seems.
3. GLAXO BABIES - 'Avoiding The Issue'
'Put Me On The Guest List’ – Heartbeat LP – UK – 1980
Post-punks from Bristol, dontcha know. From their debut album.
4. DRIP TANK - 'What The Hell'
'Slake’ – Topsy LP – USA – 1992
Another debut album, from San Diego this time. They were known for playing gigs in 7-Eleven stores. How cool is that?
5. BLACK MARKET BABY - 'Strike First'
'Senseless Offerings’ - Fountain Of Youth LP – USA – 1983
Another classic album revisited.
6. ADAM AND THE ANTS - 'Physical'
Demo – UK - 1978
7. ANTISOCIAL - 'Backstreet Boys'
'Made In England’ – Beat The System 7” – UK – 1982
Proper street punk. They never bettered this E.P.
8. SCHLIESSMUSKEL - 'Untergang Der Abendländischen Kultur'
'Untergang Der Abendländischen Kultur’ – We Bite LP – Germany - 1987
9. CIRCLE JERKS - 'Back Against The Wall'
'Group Sex’ – Frontier LP – USA - 1980
10. BLACK MARKET BABY - 'Killing Time'
'Senseless Offerings’ - Fountain Of Youth LP – USA – 1983
11. SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE - 'Autonomia'
Flipside of ‘Stars’ – Total Darkness Productions 7” – UK – 1982
Don’t care much for the A-side.
12. DRIP TANK - 'Muddbogg'
'Slake’ – Topsy LP – USA - 1992
13. GLAXO BABIES - 'Police State'
'Put Me On The Guest List’ – Heartbeat LP – UK - 1980
14. THE FALL - 'Stepping Out'
'Short Circuit - Live At The Electric Circus’ – Virgin 10” – UK - 1978
15. BLACK MARKET BABY - 'Three Bullets'
Demo – USA - 1986
16. SCHLIESSMUSKEL - 'Will Nicht Mehr Leben'
'Untergang Der Abendländischen Kultur’ – We Bite LP – Germany - 1987
17. ADAM AND THE ANTS - 'Dirk Wears White Socks'
Demo – UK - 1977
18. CIRCLE JERKS - 'Wasted'
'Group Sex’ – Frontier LP – USA - 1980
19. DRIP TANK - 'Quencher'
'Slake’ – Topsy LP – USA - 1992
20. GLAXO BABIES - 'This Is Your Life'
'Put Me On The Guest List’ – Heartbeat LP – UK - 1980
21. BLACK MARKET BABY - 'Gun Point Affection'
'Senseless Offerings’ - Fountain Of Youth LP – USA - 1983
22. SCHLIESSMUSKEL - 'Schliessmuskel'
'Untergang Der Abendländischen Kultur’ – We Bite LP – Germany - 1987
23. CIRCLE JERKS - 'Paid Vacation'
'Group Sex’ – Frontier LP – USA - 1980
24. ANTISOCIAL - 'Your Choice'
'Made In England’ – Beat The System 7” – UK - 1982
25. BLACK MARKET BABY - 'Human Hurricane'
Demo – USA - 1986
26. DRIP TANK - 'Miserable'
'Slake’ – Topsy LP – USA - 1992
27. CIRCLE JERKS - 'What's Your Problem?'
'Group Sex’ – Frontier LP – USA - 1980
28. GLAXO BABIES - 'She Went To Pieces'
'Put Me On The Guest List’ – Heartbeat LP – UK - 1980
29. BLACK MARKET BABY - 'Out Of My League'
Demo – USA - 1986
30. SCHLIESSMUSKEL - 'Metamorphose'
'Untergang Der Abendländischen Kultur’ – We Bite LP – Germany - 1987
31. CIRCLE JERKS - 'Don't Care'
'Group Sex’ – Frontier LP – USA - 1980
32. ADAM AND THE ANTS - 'Song For Ruth Ellis'
Demo – UK - 1978

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Friday, 16 December 2016

The Best of Brought To Life - 389

1. SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE – ‘Totem’'Waiting For World War III' - Miezi Platten LP - Germany - 1981
Wild Devil Man comes up trumps again. If you want the whole thing, go here.
2. THE CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Wild In The Streets’
'Wild In The Streets' - Faulty Products LP - USA - 1982
After last week's sojourn through 'Golden Shower', someone remarked that I'd never posted anything from 'Wild' yet either. And they were right! Oversight corrected.
3. THE COSMETICS – ‘Mind Pollution’
'S/T' - Zitronenklang LP - Austria - 1982
Austrian New Wave band, formed in 1980 by ex members of Ffun and Gorilla Gang. Awarded the most successful Austrian Band 1981 by the 'Rennbahn-Express' music magazine.
4. SCHLIESSMUSKEL – ‘Stoffel’
'Untergang Der Abendländischen Kultur' - We Bite LP - Germany - 1987
5. STERKE SVAKHETER – ‘Hun.’
 
'S/T' - Den Onde Sirkel ‎7" - Norway - 1982
6. THE CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Leave Me Alone’
'Wild In The Streets' - Faulty Products LP - USA - 1982
7. SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE – ‘Voice Of The Mysterons’
'Waiting For World War III' - Miezi Platten LP - Germany - 1981
8. THE COSMETICS – ‘Coconut Smoother'

'S/T' - Zitronenklang LP - Austria - 1982
9. APRIL SOUTH & THE PENNIES – ‘Heroes Of The Night’
 
Single - Rockelly 7" - UK - 1981
10. THE CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Stars And Stripes’
'Wild In The Streets' - Faulty Products LP - USA - 1982
11. SCHLIESSMUSKEL – ‘Hamminkelner Mädels’
'Untergang Der Abendländischen Kultur' - We Bite LP - Germany - 1987
12. SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE – ‘Small Town Sunday’
'Waiting For World War III' - Miezi Platten LP - Germany - 1981
13. THE COSMETICS – ‘Summertime Blues’

 'S/T' - Zitronenklang LP - Austria - 1982
14. THE CIRCLE JERKS – ‘86'd (Good As Gone)’
'Wild In The Streets' - Faulty Products LP - USA - 1982
15. THE BORE-TOWN BOP – ‘Surf's Up!’
Flipside of 'Try' - Vital 7" - UK - 1981
It has to be XTC incognito, hasn't it? For more info visit Bruce at My Life's A Jigsaw.
16. SCHLIESSMUSKEL – ‘Vidiot’
'Untergang Der Abendländischen Kultur' - We Bite LP - Germany - 1987
17. SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE – ‘All In A Day's Work’
'Waiting For World War III' - Miezi Platten LP - Germany - 1981
18. THE CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Meet The Press’
'Wild In The Streets' - Faulty Products LP - USA - 1982
19. APRIL & THE PENNIES – ‘The Light Of Love’

Split with the Pennies - Rockelly 7" - UK - 1980
20. THE COSMETICS – ‘Aint Got No Time’
'S/T' - Zitronenklang LP - Austria - 1982

21. SCHLIESSMUSKEL – ‘Töpferührer’
'Untergang Der Abendländischen Kultur' - We Bite LP - Germany - 1987
22. THE CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Letter Bomb’

'Wild In The Streets' - Faulty Products LP - USA - 1982
23. SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE – ‘War Drums’

 'Waiting For World War III' - Miezi Platten LP - Germany - 1981
24. THE COSMETICS – ‘Klick Klack Boo Woo Wouw Wouw’
 
'S/T' - Zitronenklang LP - Austria - 1982
25. THE PENNIES – ‘Paradise Walk’
 
Split with April & The Pennies - Rockelly 7" - UK - 1980
26. THE CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Question Authority’

 'Wild In The Streets' - Faulty Products LP - USA - 1982
27. SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE – ‘Sound And The Fury’

 'Waiting For World War III' - Miezi Platten LP - Germany - 1981
28. THE COSMETICS – ‘Last Time’

 'S/T' - Zitronenklang LP - Austria - 1982
29. SCHLIESSMUSKEL – ‘Gröhlemeyer’

 'Untergang Der Abendländischen Kultur' - We Bite LP - Germany - 1987
30. THE CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Political Stu’
 
'Wild In The Streets' - Faulty Products LP - USA - 1982
31. SOLDIERS OF FORTUNE – ‘Germany’
 
'Waiting For World War III' - Miezi Platten LP - Germany - 1981
32. THE BORE-TOWN BOP – ‘Try’

 Single - Vital 7" - UK - 1981
33. THE COSMETICS – ‘Banjoboy-Mimi’

 'S/T' - Zitronenklang LP - Austria - 1982
34. THE CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Put A Little Love In Your Heart’

 'Wild In The Streets' - Faulty Products LP - USA - 1982


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Friday, 9 December 2016

The Best of Brought To Life - 388

1. DROWNING ROSES – ‘Rats & Roses’ / ‘Take The Dole’
‘Things Are Not The Same’ – Weird System LP – Germany – 1988
A great start to their patchy debut album.
2. CIRCLE JERKS – ‘In Your Eyes’
‘Golden Shower Of Hits’ – LAX LP – USA – 1983
Their third and final (good) album.
3. SNAKEFINGER – ‘You Sliced Up My Wife’
‘Manual Of Errors’ - Ralph LP - USA – 1982
Ol’ Snakey boy did a lot of weird stuff, but this one really hits the spot.
4. THE REACTIONS – ‘Saturday's Gone Wild’
Demo – USA – 1980
More from the excellent Cheap Rewards LP.
5. CORRUPTED MORALS – ‘Second Chance’
‘Think About It’ – Self-released cassette – USA - 1986
6. CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Parade Of The Horribles’
‘Golden Shower Of Hits’ – LAX LP – USA - 1983
7. SIX MINUTE WAR – ‘Strike’
S/T – self-released 7” – UK – 1980
11 tracks on a 7”. 1980 was a very good year.
8. CANDY SNATCHERS – ‘Loner’
Split with Gimcrack – Stiff Pole 7” – USA - 1994
9. ANTI-CIMEX – ‘Wave Of Fear’
Demo – Sweden - early ‘80s
10. THE REACTIONS – ‘She's The Only One’
Demo – USA - 1980
11. CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Coup D' Etat’
‘Golden Shower Of Hits’ – LAX LP – USA - 1983
12. ISOCRACY – ‘Rodeo’
‘Bedtime For Isocracy’ – Lookout 7” – USA - 1988
13. SIX MINUTE WAR – ‘Progress’
S/T – self-released 7” – UK - 1980
14. CANDY SNATCHERS – ‘Pinto Pony’
Single – Sounds Like Shit 7” – USA - 1994
15. CORRUPTED MORALS – ‘Big Man’
‘Think About It’ – Self-released cassette – USA - 1986
16. CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Product Of My Environment’
‘Golden Shower Of Hits’ – LAX LP – USA - 1983
17. THE REACTIONS – ‘Nights On End’
Demo – USA - 1980
18. ANTI-CIMEX – ‘Straight To Hell’
Demo – Sweden - early ‘80s
19. DROWNING ROSES – ‘Get Outa My Pagoda’
‘Things Are Not The Same’ – Weird System LP – Germany - 1988
20. CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Junk Mail’
‘Golden Shower Of Hits’ – LAX LP – USA - 1983
21. SIX MINUTE WAR – ‘Man From Uncle’
S/T – self-released 7” – UK - 1980
22. CANDY SNATCHERS – ‘Now Who's Crying?’
Flipside of ‘Fuck My Family’ – Ultra Under 7” – USA - 1994
23. THE REACTIONS – ‘Sick Of You’
Live – USA – 1981
24. ANTI-CIMEX – ‘Instrumental’
Demo – Sweden - early ‘80s
25. CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Anxious Boy’
‘Oddities, Abnormalities & Curiosities’ – Mercury LP – USA - 1995
26. CORRUPTED MORALS – ‘I'm Not Smiling’
Demo – USA - 1987
27. THE REACTIONS – ‘Tammy’
Live – USA – 1981
28. ISOCRACY – ‘Hippie Man’
‘Bedtime For Isocracy’ – Lookout 7” – USA - 1988
29. CIRCLE JERKS – ‘When The Shit Hits The Fan’
‘Golden Shower Of Hits’ – LAX LP – USA - 1983
30. ANTI-CIMEX – ‘En Dod Soldat’
Demo – Sweden - early ‘80s
31. THE REACTIONS – ‘Be My Girl’
Live – USA – 1981
32. CIRCLE JERKS – ‘High Price On Our Heads’
‘Golden Shower Of Hits’ – LAX LP – USA - 1983
33. CANDY SNATCHERS – ‘My Sleaze’
‘Pinto Pony’ - Sounds Like Shit 7” – USA - 1994
34. SIX MINUTE WAR – ‘Giles Hall’
S/T – self-released 7” – UK - 1980
35. DROWNING ROSES – ‘That's Why I Don't Like You’
‘Things Are Not The Same’ – Weird System LP – Germany - 1988
36. CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Shining Through The Door’
Oddities, Abnormalities & Curiosities’ – Mercury LP – USA - 1995
37. ANTI-CIMEX – ‘Anti-Cimex’
Demo – Sweden - early ‘80s
38. THE REACTIONS – ‘No Way Out’
Live – USA – 1981
39. CANDY SNATCHERS – ‘Buzzsaw’
‘Pinto Pony’ - Sounds Like Shit 7” – USA - 1994
40. CIRCLE JERKS – ‘Golden Shower Of Hits’
‘Golden Shower Of Hits’ – LAX LP – USA - 1983


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Friday, 25 November 2016

The Best of Brought To Life - 387

1. THE REACTIONS - 'Haulover Beach'
Demo - USA - 1980

Released on vinyl in 2011 by the mighty Cheap Rewards blog/label.
2. SOCIAL UNREST - 'Colossal Sleep'
'New Lows' - New Red Archives CD - USA - 1996
Whereas no vinyl for this one. A solid comeback album nonetheless.
3. THE LIMIT - 'Uh Oh'
'S/T' - Pendulum 10" - USA - 1983
Who remembers 10" E.P.s? And another band archived by Cheap Rewards.
4. THE DUGGIE BRIGGS BAND - 'Punk-Rockin' Granny'
Single - IT 7" - UK - 1977
As promised. Couldn't decide whether it was exploitative rubbish or what, but it hardly matters really.
5. THE NEUROTIC ARSEHOLES - 'Aladin'
'Underground Hits 1' - Aggressive Rockproduktionen LP - Germany - 1982
6. THE SENSATIONAL SPARES - 'No Time At All'
Single - Spare 7" - UK - 1981
A short lived Tyneside band whose drummer, Naughty Norman sadly passed away recently.
7. THE REACTIONS - 'Somewhere, Anywhere'
Demo - USA - 1980
8. SOCIAL UNREST - 'Blood Star'
'New Lows' - New Red Archives CD - USA - 1996
9. THE LIMIT - 'Call Jane'
'S/T' - Pendulum 10" - USA - 1983
10. TOXOPLASMA - '1981'
'Underground Hits 1' - Aggressive Rockproduktionen LP - Germany - 1982
11. GONE DADDY FINCH - 'Sunshine Sister'
Single - Off White 7" - USA - 1995
12. CHAOS Z - 'Alles Ist Grau'
'Underground Hits 1' - Aggressive Rockproduktionen LP - Germany - 1982
13. THE REACTIONS - 'It's Our Turn Now'
'Official Release' - Reaction 7" - USA - 1980
14. SOCIAL UNREST - 'Cheater'
'New Lows' - New Red Archives CD - USA - 1996
15. THE LIMIT - 'Candy Rocks'
'S/T' - Pendulum 10" - USA - 1983
16. SCREAMING MAD GEORGE & PSYCHOSIS - 'Persecution Mania'
'Transmutation' - Extasy CD - Japan - 1993
There was life after The Mad for Screaming Mad George. And here's a video to prove it.
17. RAZZIA - 'Arsch Im Sarge'
'Underground Hits 1' - Aggressive Rockproduktionen LP - Germany - 1982
18. THE REACTIONS - 'I Can't Help It'
'The Reactions Love You' - Reaction 7" - USA - 1981
19. SOCIAL UNREST - 'Sheer Heart Attack'
'New Lows' - New Red Archives CD - USA - 1996
Yes. Social Unrest doing Queen.
20. THE LIMIT - 'Dream Of Love'
'S/T' - Pendulum 10" - USA - 1983
21. THE NEUROTIC ARSEHOLES - 'Menschlichkeit'
'Underground Hits 1' - Aggressive Rockproduktionen LP - Germany - 1982
22. THE REACTIONS - 'Rebel Rousers'
'The Reactions Love You' - Reaction 7" - USA - 1981
23. SOCIAL UNREST - 'Wolf Hole'
'New Lows' - New Red Archives CD - USA - 1996
24. THE LIMIT - 'She's So European'
Live - USA - 1983
25. TOXOPLASMA - 'Arschlecker'
'Underground Hits 1' - Aggressive Rockproduktionen LP - Germany - 1982
26. THE REACTIONS - 'Without Your Love'
Demo - USA - 1980
27. THE NEUROTIC ARSEHOLES - 'Tradition'
'Underground Hits 1' - Aggressive Rockproduktionen LP - Germany - 1982
28. SOCIAL UNREST - 'Reverse Cocktail'
'New Lows' - New Red Archives CD - USA - 1996
29. CHAOS Z - 'Zukunft'
'Underground Hits 1' - Aggressive Rockproduktionen LP - Germany - 1982
30. THE LIMIT - 'Shake Me'
Live - USA - 1983
31. RAZZIA - 'B Alarm'
'Underground Hits 1' - Aggressive Rockproduktionen LP - Germany - 1982
32. THE REACTIONS - 'That's No Way to Spend Your Youth'
Demo - USA - 1980


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Saturday, 19 November 2016

The Best of Brought To Life - 386

1. THE RUTS - 'Criminal Mind'
'The Crack' - Virgin LP - UK - 1979
So, let's revisit a classic album from 1979, shall we?
2. SOCIAL UNREST - 'The Beatification And The Enigma Of Katerina Witt'
'Now And Forever' - Libertine LP - USA - 1988
Maybe not as great as their previous 2 albums, but very, very solid.
3. THE POP-TONES - 'Wooden Heart'
Single - Square 7" - UK - 1980
Formed from the ashes of the legendary Psykik Volts.
4. PSYKIK VOLTS - 'I'm Me'
'Re-Volting (79-06)' - Damaged Goods CD - UK - 2007
Which brings me to this. I've already comped the 7" and the only other tracks I've got were recorded much later for this particular CD. Anyway, they're later recordings of older songs so, what the hell, you're getting them.
5. THE RUTS - 'Babylon's Burning'
'The Crack' - Virgin LP - UK - 1979
And of course also a cracking single. Have some visuals.
6. THE DUGGIE BRIGGS BAND - 'Poison Ivy'
'Flashes On It (Again) - It 7" - UK - 1978
Second and final 7", from Portadown, Co. Armagh. Can't remember if I've already comped their first one. If not, you'll get it next time, alright?
7. JETZT! - 'Meine Stille Generation'
Flipside of 'Acht Stunden Sind Kein Tag' - Fast Weltweit 7" - Germany - 1984
The first of a couple of great-yet-obscure B-sides.
8. PSYKIK VOLTS - 'I'm A Miser'
'Re-Volting (79-06)' - Damaged Goods CD - UK - 2007
9. THE RUTS - 'Society'
Flipside of 'Babylon's Burning' - Virgin 7" - UK - 1979
10. SOCIAL UNREST - 'I Am The Nation'
'Now And Forever' - Libertine LP - USA - 1988
11. M.A.F. - 'Stumpfsinn'
S/T - Self-released cassette - Germany - 1983
M.A.F. is (apparently) short for 'Mut Aus Flaschen' which translates to "courage out of bottles".
12. PSYKIK VOLTS - '(Rise Of The) Appliances'
'Re-Volting (79-06)' - Damaged Goods CD - UK - 2007
13. THE RUTS - 'Dope For Guns'
'The Crack' - Virgin LP - UK - 1979
14. SIF RECORD'S - 'Eldboll'
Flipside of 'Öst Och Väst' - Vinylbolaget 7" - Sweden - 1983
15. SOCIAL UNREST - 'Handcuffs Too Tight'
'Now And Forever' - Libertine LP - USA - 1988
Guest starring original vocalist Creetin K-OS.
16. PSYKIK VOLTS - 'Extraneous Hiss, Erroneous Hazard'
'Re-Volting (79-06)' - Damaged Goods CD - UK - 2007
17. THE RUTS - 'Jah War'
'The Crack' - Virgin LP - UK - 1979
Another single from the album.
18. THE DUGGIE BRIGGS BAND - 'The Gambler'
'Flashes On It (Again) - It 7" - UK - 1978
19. SOCIAL UNREST - 'Club 4'
'Now And Forever' - Libertine LP - USA - 1988
20. PSYKIK VOLTS - 'Plague'
'Re-Volting (79-06)' - Damaged Goods CD - UK - 2007
21. THE RUTS - 'S.U.S.'
'The Crack' - Virgin LP - UK - 1979
22. M.A.F. - 'Video'
Demo - Germany - 1983
23. SOCIAL UNREST - 'Crisis In Black And White'
'Now And Forever' - Libertine LP - USA - 1988
24. THE DUGGIE BRIGGS BAND - 'Headin'
'Flashes On It (Again) - It 7" - UK - 1978
25. PSYKIK VOLTS - 'Wooden Heart'
'Re-Volting (79-06)' - Damaged Goods CD - UK - 2007
26. THE RUTS - 'Something That I Said'
'The Crack' - Virgin LP - UK - 1979
Third single from 'The Crack'. Slightly arty video here.
27. SOCIAL UNREST - 'Red Army Drug War'
'Now And Forever' - Libertine LP - USA - 1988
28. PSYKIK VOLTS - 'Verti-City'
'Re-Volting (79-06)' - Damaged Goods CD - UK - 2007
29. THE RUTS - 'Back Biter'
'The Crack' - Virgin LP - UK - 1979


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