Sunday, 31 December 2017

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Saturday, 23 September 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 432

1. KRAUT - 'All Twisted'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA – 1982
Can’t believe I haven’t blogged this album by now.
2. SUPERGRASS - 'Richard The Third'
'In It For The Money’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1997
3. ALLAHRM - 'Vegspringar'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway – 1982
Big thanks to Wild Devil Man for uncovering this comp.
4. KRAUT - 'Mishap'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
5. LEYTON BUZZARDS - 'Telephone'
John Peel Session – UK – 1980
Possibly their final recording.
6. ZERSTÖRTE JUGEND - 'Kaiser Wilhelm'
'S/T’ - Shlitz Musikversorgung LP - Germany – 1984
From Berlin – a side project of some Vorkriegsjugend members.
7. KRAUT - 'Unemployed'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
8. TERROR - 'Police Terror'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway - 1982
9. LEYTON BUZZARDS - 'Sweet Dreams Little One'
'Jellied Eels To Record Deals' - Chrysalis LP – UK - 1979
10. KRAUT - 'Onward'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
11. HOW RUC - 'Wasserwacht'
'Wasserwacht’ – Self-released 7” – Germany – 1981
Their sole release.
12. NORRRSKE BUDEIER - 'Barn'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway - 1982
13. KRAUT - 'Don't Believe'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
14. ZERSTÖRTE JUGEND - 'Attentat'
'S/T’ - Shlitz Musikversorgung LP - Germany - 1984
15. KRAUT - 'Abortion'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
16. LEYTON BUZZARDS - 'Swanky Pop'
John Peel Session – UK - 1980
17. SUPERGRASS - 'Going Out'
'In It For The Money’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1997
18. KRAUT - 'Bogus'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
19. FADER WAR - 'Bare En Jævel'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway - 1982
20. ZERSTÖRTE JUGEND - 'Tanz Aus Dem Ghetto'
'S/T’ - Shlitz Musikversorgung LP - Germany - 1984
21. KRAUT - 'Doomed Youth'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
22. LEYTON BUZZARDS - 'British Justice'
'Jellied Eels To Record Deals' - Chrysalis LP – UK - 1979
23. TERROR - 'Du Klarer Det Hvis Du Vil'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway - 1982
24. KRAUT - 'Getaway'
'An Adjustment To Society out-take’ – USA - 1982
25. NORRRSKE BUDEIER - 'Å Være'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway - 1982
26. LEYTON BUZZARDS - 'When You Walk In The Room'
John Peel Session – UK - 1980
27. ZERSTÖRTE JUGEND - 'Versager'
'S/T’ - Shlitz Musikversorgung LP - Germany - 1984
28. KRAUT - 'Army Sport'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982
29. FADER WAR - 'Religiøs Terror'
'Ingenting For Norge’ - Dødsbra Plater comp. LP – Norway - 1982
30.HOW RUC - 'Speed'
'Wasserwacht’ – Self-released 7” – Germany - 1981
31. SUPERGRASS - 'Sun Hits The Sky'
'In It For The Money’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1997
32. KRAUT - 'Kill For Cash'
'An Adjustment To Society’ – Cabbage LP – USA - 1982


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Monday, 18 September 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 431

1. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Last One Out Of Liberty City' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA – 1997
Our final offering from these skapunk stalwarts. 
2. FAITH - 'It's Time' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA – 1985
Another Dischord classic. 
3. SUPERGRASS - 'I'd Like To Know' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK – 1995
And another delve into what was once known as Britpop. 
4. VOID - 'Who Are You?' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
5. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Help Save The Youth Of America From Exploding' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
6. FAITH - 'Face To Face' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
7. SUPERGRASS - 'Caught By The Fuzz' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
8. RADICAL LEFT - 'B.G.S.U.C.K.S.' 
Demo – USA – 1982
They never released any vinyl. Shame. 
9. LESS THAN JAKE - 'All My Best Friends Are Metalheads' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
10. VOID - 'Organized Sports' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
11. SUPERGRASS - 'Mansize Rooster' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
12. PLASTIK - 'So Schön (Mit Dir...)' 
'So Schön’ – Plastik 7” – Austria – 1982
Their sole release. 
13. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Five State Drive' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
14. FAITH - 'Trapped' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
15. SUPERGRASS - 'Alright' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
16. VOID - 'Self Defense' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
17. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Motto' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
18. RADICAL LEFT - 'Society Hates You' 
Demo – USA - 1982 
19. FAITH - 'What's Wrong With Me' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
20. SUPERGRASS - 'Lose It' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
21. LESS THAN JAKE - 'History Of A Boring Town' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
22. VOID - 'War Hero' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
23. RADICAL LEFT - 'Right Or Wrong' 
Demo – USA - 1982 
24. SUPERGRASS - 'Lenny' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
25. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Great American Sharpshooter' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
26. FAITH - 'Don't Tell Me' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
27. PLASTIK - 'I'm Dracula' 
'So Schön’ – Plastik 7” – Austria - 1982 
28. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Danny Says' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
29. SUPERGRASS - 'Strange Ones' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
30. VOID - 'Think' 
'Faith/Void’ – Dischord LP – USA - 1985 
31. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Theme Song For H-Street' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997 
32. RADICAL LEFT - 'Concrete Cowboy' 
Demo – USA - 1982 
33. SUPERGRASS - 'Sitting Up Straight' 
'I Should Coco’ – Parlophone LP – UK - 1995 
34. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Scott Farcas Takes It On The Chin' 
'Hello Rockview’ – Liberation LP – USA - 1997

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Friday, 8 September 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 430

1. GEISHA GIRLS - 'Doctor'
'A Trip To The Dentist’ – Skeleton LP – UK - 1980
One of those great regional comps that came out in the early '80s. This one was from Merseyside.
2. MINOR THREAT - 'Betray'
'Out Of Step' - Dischord MLP - USA - 1983
Their only 12" release.
3. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Automatic'
'Losing Streak' - Capitol CD - USA - 1996
4. ELASTICA - 'Line Up'
'S/T' - Deceptive LP - UK - 1995
'More Elastica!' you all screamed.
5. BLUR - 'Popscene'
Single - Food 7" - UK - 1992
Better than most of their contrived rubbish.
6. THE REJECTS - 'E.E.G.'
'Back To School - Report Child Abuse' - Closet 7" - USA - 1980
Another KBD classic. Their sole release. From San Antonio, Texas.
7. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Happyman'
'Losing Streak' - Capitol CD - USA - 1996
8. MINOR THREAT - 'It Follows'
'Out Of Step' - Dischord MLP - USA - 1983
9. ELASTICA - 'Annie'
'S/T' - Deceptive LP - UK - 1995
10. AFRAID OF MICE - 'I'm Not A Fighter'
'A Trip To The Dentist’ – Skeleton LP – UK - 1980
11. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Sugar In Your Gas Tank'
'Losing Streak' - Capitol CD - USA - 1996
12. MINOR THREAT - 'No Reason'
'Out Of Step' - Dischord MLP - USA - 1983
13. BLUR - 'Mace'
Flipside of 'Popscene' - Food 7" - UK - 1992
14. ELASTICA - 'Car Song'
'S/T' - Deceptive LP - UK - 1995
15. LESS THAN JAKE - '107'
'Losing Streak' - Capitol CD - USA - 1996
16. THE REJECTS - 'Barbed Wire Baby'
'Back To School - Report Child Abuse' - Closet 7" - USA - 1980
17. MINOR THREAT - 'Think Again'
'Out Of Step' - Dischord MLP - USA - 1983
18. ELASTICA - 'Smile'
'S/T' - Deceptive LP - UK - 1995
19. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Krazy Glue '
'Losing Streak' - Capitol CD - USA - 1996
20. BLUR - 'Never Clever'
Demo - UK - mid-'90s
21. ELASTICA - 'Blue'
'S/T' - Deceptive LP - UK - 1995
22. MINOR THREAT - 'Little Friend'
'Out Of Step' - Dischord MLP - USA - 1983
23. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Never Going Back To New Jersey''Losing Streak' - Capitol CD - USA - 1996
24. THE WALKING BOYS - 'Don't Hurry, Don't Worry'
'A Trip To The Dentist’ – Skeleton LP – UK - 1980
25. ELASTICA - 'All-Nighter'
'S/T' - Deceptive LP - UK - 1995
26. LESS THAN JAKE - 'How's My Driving, Doug Hastings?'
'Losing Streak' - Capitol CD - USA - 1996
27. MINOR THREAT - 'Look Back And Laugh'
'Out Of Step' - Dischord MLP - USA - 1983
28. BLUR - 'Advert'
Demo - UK - mid-'90s
29. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Just Like Frank'
'Losing Streak' - Capitol CD - USA - 1996
30. ELASTICA - 'Stutter'
'S/T' - Deceptive LP - UK - 1995
31. THE STOPOUTS - 'Just For You And Me'
'A Trip To The Dentist’ – Skeleton LP – UK - 1980


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Friday, 1 September 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 429

1. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'Flies First Class'
'For God And Country’ – Fat Wreck Chords LP – USA – 1995
From their debut album. And a good one it is too.
2. REEL BIG FISH - 'Sell Out'
'Turn The Radio Off’ – Mojo CD – USA - 1996
The first album was very hesitant, whereas this one, surprisingly, was the full-on party album of the year, bar none.
3. 76% UNCERTAIN - 'Critic'
'Nothing But Love Songs’ – Shmegma LP – USA – 1985
A slightly disappointing follow-up to ‘Estimated Monkey Time’.
4. MINOR THREAT - 'In My Eyes'
'In My Eyes’ – Dischord 7” - USA – 1981
Whereas this follow-up was a blazer.
5. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'Better'
'For God And Country’ – Fat Wreck Chords LP – USA - 1995
6. REEL BIG FISH - 'Trendy'
'Turn The Radio Off’ – Mojo CD – USA - 1996
7. PLACEBO - 'Nancy Boy'
'S/T’ – Elevator LP – UK - 1996
8. 76% UNCERTAIN - 'Glitter Blind'
'Nothing But Love Songs’ – Shmegma LP – USA - 1985
9. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'All Fall Down'
'For God And Country’ – Fat Wreck Chords LP – USA - 1995
10. REEL BIG FISH - 'Join The Club'
'Turn The Radio Off’ – Mojo CD – USA - 1996
11. MINOR THREAT - 'Guilty Of Being White'
'In My Eyes’ – Dischord 7” - USA - 1981
12. 76% UNCERTAIN - 'Condo'
'Hunka Hunka Burnin' Log’ – Giant LP – USA - 1989
13. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'United Cigar'
'For God And Country’ – Fat Wreck Chords LP – USA - 1995
14. REEL BIG FISH - 'She Has A Girlfriend Now'
'Turn The Radio Off’ – Mojo CD – USA - 1996
15. ATTEMPTED MOUSTACHE - 'You're The One'
'The Blank Tapes Volume 1’ – Skeleton 7” – UK – 1979
Don’t think there was ever a Volume 2.
16. 76% UNCERTAIN - 'Hallmark'
'Hunka Hunka Burnin' Log’ – Giant LP – USA - 1989
17. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'Decoy'
'For God And Country’ – Fat Wreck Chords LP – USA - 1995
18. REEL BIG FISH - 'Nothin'
'Turn The Radio Off’ – Mojo CD – USA - 1996
19. PLACEBO - 'Bruise Pristine'
'S/T’ – Elevator LP – UK - 1996
20. ZORKIE TWINS - 'From Now On'
Flipside of ‘Mr Simpson’ – Skeleton 7” – UK - 1980
21. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'Boys And Girls'
'For God And Country’ – Fat Wreck Chords LP – USA - 1995
22. REEL BIG FISH - 'Beer'
'Turn The Radio Off’ – Mojo CD – USA - 1996
23. 76% UNCERTAIN - 'Nothing's Enough'
'Hunka Hunka Burnin' Log’ – Giant LP – USA - 1989
24. MINOR THREAT - 'Good Guys (Don't Wear White)'
‘Salad Days’ – Dischord 7” - USA - 1985
25. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'Mother Superior'
'For God And Country’ – Fat Wreck Chords LP – USA - 1995
26. REEL BIG FISH - 'Everything Sucks'
'Turn The Radio Off’ – Mojo CD – USA - 1996
27. 76% UNCERTAIN - 'Saturdays'
'Hunka Hunka Burnin' Log’ – Giant LP – USA - 1989
28. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'Man Of God'
'For God And Country’ – Fat Wreck Chords LP – USA - 1995
29. REEL BIG FISH - 'Alternative, Baby'
'Turn The Radio Off’ – Mojo CD – USA - 1996
30. THESE ANIMAL MEN - 'Speed King'
'Naked City’ – TV Show – UK – 1994
Better than the much slower single version. Visuals here.

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Thursday, 24 August 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 428

1. 76% UNCERTAIN - 'Decision '84'
'Estimated Monkey Time' - Shmegma LP - USA - 1984
It's about time we revisited this slab o' wax.
2. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Liquor Store'
'Pezcore' - Dill CD - USA - 1995
It begins to taper slightly after the first 7 tracks, but otherwise, a great album.
3. THE POISON GIRLS - 'Bully Boys'
'Total Exposure' - Xntrix LP - UK - 1981
4. MINOR THREAT - 'Seeing Red'
First E.P. - Dischord 7" - USA - 1981
Long overdue.
5. OBERKAMPF - 'Fais Attention'
'P.L.C.' - Oberkampf LP - France - 1983
6. LESS THAN JAKE - 'My Very Own Flag'
'Pezcore' - Dill CD - USA - 1995
7. 76% UNCERTAIN - 'Waste Product'
'Estimated Monkey Time' - Shmegma LP - USA - 1984
8. THE POISON GIRLS - 'Hole In The Wall'
'Chappaquiddick Bridge' - Crass  LP - UK - 1980
From their masterpiece.
9. MINOR THREAT - 'Straight Edge'
First E.P. - Dischord 7" - USA - 1981
10. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Johnny Quest Think's We're Sell-Outs'
'Pezcore' - Dill CD - USA - 1995
11. ELASTICA - 'Connection'
Single - Deceptive CD - UK - 1994
One classic song.
12. OBERKAMPF - 'Pas De Poudre'
'P.L.C.' - Oberkampf LP - France - 1983
13. 76% UNCERTAIN - 'Someone's Waiting'
'Estimated Monkey Time' - Shmegma LP - USA - 1984
14. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Big'
'Pezcore' - Dill CD - USA - 1995
15. MINOR THREAT - 'Small Man, Big Mouth'
First E.P. - Dischord 7" - USA - 1981
16. ELASTICA - 'Vaseline'
'Elastica' - Deceptive CD - UK - 1995
17. 76% UNCERTAIN - 'Blackout'
'Estimated Monkey Time' - Shmegma LP - USA - 1984
18. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Shotgun'
'Pezcore' - Dill CD - USA - 1995
19. OBERKAMPF - 'Paye-Arme'
'P.L.C.' - Oberkampf LP - France - 1983
20. MINOR THREAT - 'Screaming At A Wall'
First E.P. - Dischord 7" - USA - 1981
21. 76% UNCERTAIN - 'Red Ass Monkey Jam'
'Estimated Monkey Time' - Shmegma LP - USA - 1984
22. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Black Coffee'
'Pezcore' - Dill CD - USA - 1995
23. THE POISON GIRLS - 'Underbitch'
'Chappaquiddick Bridge' - Crass  LP - UK - 1980
24. MINOR THREAT - 'Bottled Violence'
First E.P. - Dischord 7" - USA - 1981
25. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Throw The Brick'
'Pezcore' - Dill CD - USA - 1995
26. 76% UNCERTAIN - 'Another'
'Estimated Monkey Time' - Shmegma LP - USA - 1984
27. OBERKAMPF - 'Haine Song'
'Cris Sans Thème' - Oberkampf LP - France - 1985
28. MINOR THREAT - 'Stand Up'
'Flex Your Head' - Dischord comp LP - USA - 1982
29. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Boomtown'
'Pezcore' - Dill CD - USA - 1995
30. THE POISON GIRLS - 'Daughters & Sons'
'Chappaquiddick Bridge' - Crass  LP - UK - 1980



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Friday, 18 August 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 427

1. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Soundman / Soundcheck'
'Making Fun Of Things You Don't Understand' - Far Out 10" - USA - 1995
Back to skacore now. In the vein of Operation Ivy . . .
2. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'Stand'
'Physicat Fatness' - Fat Wreck Chords LP - USA - 1997
3. THE POISON GIRLS - 'Closed Shop'
Split  with Fatal Microbes - Small Wonder 12" E.P. - UK - 1979
Their first release.
4. DAVID JAMES - 'Mean Streets'
Single - RIM 7" - USA - 1981
His only single, as far as I know.
5. LESS THAN JAKE - '867-5309 (Jenny)'
'Losers, Kings, And Things We Don't Understand' - No Idea LP - USA - 1996
A Tommy Tutone cover. Don't hear many of them.
6. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'Lame Duck Arsenal'
'It's Only Fun Till Someone Gets Hurt!' - split with Ill Repute - It's Alive 7" - USA - 1997
7. REEL BIG FISH - 'Hate You'
'Everything Sucks' - Piss-Off LP - USA - 1995
Their debut album. More in the vein of the Mighty Mighty Bosstones.
8. THE POISON GIRLS - 'Piano Lessons'
Split  with Fatal Microbes - Small Wonder 12" E.P. - UK - 1979
9. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Time And A Half'
'Unglued' - No Idea 7" - USA - 1995
10. OFFSPRING - 'Get It Right'
Single - Cottage 7" - UK - 1983
Their sole release.
11. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'Little Man'
Demo - USA - 1993
12. THE POISON GIRLS -  'Crisis'
'Hex' - Small Wonder MLP - UK - 1979
13. LESS THAN JAKE - '24 Hours In Paramus'
'Making Fun Of Things You Don't Understand' - Far Out 10" - USA - 1995
14. REEL BIG FISH - 'Why Do All Girls Think They're Fat?'
'Everything Sucks' - Piss-Off LP - USA - 1995
15. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'Me From Adam'
Demo - USA - 1993
16. THE POISON GIRLS - 'Ideologically Unsound'
'Hex' - Small Wonder MLP - UK - 1979
17. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Pez King'
'Pez Kings' - Toybox 7" - USA - 1995
18. REEL BIG FISH - 'I Want Your Girlfriend To Be My Girlfriend Too'
'Everything Sucks' - Piss-Off LP - USA - 1995
19. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'More Time'
Demo - USA - 1993
20. DAVID JAMES - 'Heads Will Roll'
Flipside of 'Mean Streets' - RIM 7" - USA - 1981
21. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Whipping Boy'
'Making Fun Of Things You Don't Understand' - Far Out 10" - USA - 1995
22. THE POISON GIRLS - 'Political Love'
'Hex' - Small Wonder MLP - UK - 1979
23. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'Tragic Kingdom'
Demo - USA - 1993
24. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Where The Hell Is Mike Sinkovich?'
'Pez Kings' - Toybox 7" - USA - 1995
25. REEL BIG FISH - 'Go Away'
'Everything Sucks' - Piss-Off LP - USA - 1995
26. THE POISON GIRLS - 'Under The Doctor'
'Hex' - Small Wonder MLP - UK - 1979
27. LESS THAN JAKE - 'This Is Going Nowhere'
'Pez Kings' - Toybox 7" - USA - 1995
28. GOOD RIDDANCE - 'Off The Wagon'
'It's Only Fun Till Someone Gets Hurt!' - split with Ill Repute - It's Alive 7" - USA - 1997
29. REEL BIG FISH - 'Fuck Yourself'
'Everything Sucks' - Piss-Off LP - USA - 1995
30. LESS THAN JAKE - 'Lucky Day'
'Smoke Spot' - No Idea 7" - USA - 1993





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