Sunday, 31 December 2017

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Friday, 26 May 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 415

1. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Atomic Bomb'
'Rise Against’ – D.I.S. 8” flexi – Japan – 1984
Their debut. Basic and raw. Why not?
2. DEFIANCE - 'Fuck Them All'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA – 1996
A marvellous album, by any standards.
3. LEATHERFACE - 'I Want The Moon'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
Whereas this one is raved about continually too, but I think side 1 is far stronger than side 2.
4. MARY MONDAY & THE BITCHES - 'Leave Us Alone'
Demo – USA – 1977
Released as a posthumous E.P. with the Street Punks. Their tracks are on the next comp.
5. SUPERDOT – ‘She Got Some Mean Eyebrows'
'Stop Kicking Me’ – Superdot 7” - USA – 1994
‘Bout time we had another crackin’ ska-punk track on the blog.
6. DEFIANCE - 'Fodder'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996
7. LEATHERFACE - 'How Lonely'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
8. SUZY & THE DENTISTS - 'Do You Brush Your Teeth?'
Single – Attic 7” – Canada – 1981
A cover version of the cutesy Marie Marie single released the previous year. And if I haven’t already blogged that one, I’ll make sure I do before this comp is out.
9. THE OFFSPRING - 'Jennifer Lost The War'
'S/T’ – Nemesis LP – USA - 1989
10. DEFIANCE - 'No Future, No Hope'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996
11. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Break Down'
'Rise Against’ – D.I.S. 8” flexi – Japan - 1984
12. LEATHERFACE - 'I Don't Want To Be The One To Say It'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
13. THE INCEST BROTHERS - 'Mr Metro'
'Shall We Dance?’ – Meantime LP – UK – 1987
At one time they were even sillier than this. From a mediocre comp LP.
14. DEFIANCE - 'How Much Longer'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996
15. THE OFFSPRING - 'Tonight I Do'
Demo – USA - 1986
16. THE INCEST BROTHERS - 'Paul Daniels'
'Shall We Dance?’ – Meantime LP – UK - 1987
17. LEATHERFACE - 'Pandora's Box'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
18. DEFIANCE - 'You Got It All Wrong'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996
19. THE INCEST BROTHERS - 'Mr Metro Pt II'
'Shall We Dance?’ – Meantime LP – UK - 1987
20. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Kill The Right Wing'
'Rise Against’ – D.I.S. 8” flexi – Japan - 1984
21. LEATHERFACE - 'Not Superstitious'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
22. DEFIANCE - 'Hands Of The Few'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996
23. THE OFFSPRING - 'Call It Religion'
Demo – USA - 1986
24. MARY MONDAY & THE BITCHES - 'Popgun' (original version)
Demo – USA – 1977
25. LEATHERFACE - 'Springtime'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
26. DEFIANCE - 'Burn'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996
27. MARIE MARIE - 'Do You Brush Your Teeth?'
Single – Vogue 7” – Belgium - 1980
28. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Nagai' / 'A.O.K.'
'Rise Against’ – D.I.S. 8” flexi – Japan - 1984
29. LEATHERFACE - 'Winning'
'Mush’ – Roughneck LP – UK – 1991
30. DEFIANCE - 'Rip Off'
'No Future, No Hope’ – Mind Control LP – USA - 1996

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Friday, 19 May 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 414

1. LEATHERFACE - 'Leatherface'
'Fill Your Boots' - Roughneck LP - UK - 1990
An instrumental from their consistent second album.
2. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'IfWhiteAmerica

ToldTheTruthForOneDayIt'sWorldWouldFallApart'
'The Holy Bible' - Epic CD - UK - 1994
Great title. Great song.
3. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Never Say Die'
'I Will' - D.I.S. 7" - Japan - 1985
Their finest moment. A cracking E.P.
4. DEFIANCE - 'Concealed Genocide'
Split with Police Bastard - Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
5. PROLETARIAT - 'Miksi'
'Prevara!!!' - Self-released CD - Slovenia - 1996
From Ljubljana. Tapers off a bit after the first 4 tracks, but 4 good 'uns they are.
6. POLICE BASTARD - 'Traumatized'
Split with Defiance- Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
7. LEATHERFACE - 'New York State'
'Fill Your Boots' - Roughneck LP - UK - 1990
8. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'Revol'
'The Holy Bible' - Epic CD - UK - 1994
9. DEFIANCE - 'I'd Rather Fucking Die'
Split with Police Bastard - Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
10. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Peace Go Away'
'I Will' - D.I.S. 7" - Japan - 1985
11. PROLETARIAT - 'Bosan'c'
'Prevara!!!' - Self-released CD - Slovenia - 1996
12. LEATHERFACE - 'Speak In Tongues'
'Fill Your Boots' - Roughneck LP - UK - 1990
13. DEFIANCE - 'Success Unattainable'
Split with Police Bastard - Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
14. POLICE BASTARD - 'Payback'
Split with Defiance- Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
15. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Freedom Rights'
'I Will' - D.I.S. 7" - Japan - 1985
16. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'Faster'
'The Holy Bible' - Epic CD - UK - 1994
17. PROLETARIAT - 'Upri Se'
'Prevara!!!' - Self-released CD - Slovenia - 1996
18. LEATHERFACE - 'Peasant In Paradise'
'Fill Your Boots' - Roughneck LP - UK - 1990
19. DEFIANCE - 'Too Close To Being Over'
'Split with Police Bastard - Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
20. DEADLESS MUSS - 'God Willing'
'I Will' - D.I.S. 7" - Japan - 1985
21. POLICE BASTARD - 'Enslaved'
Split with Defiance- Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
22. PROLETARIAT - 'Vojaki'
'Prevara!!!' - Self-released CD - Slovenia - 1996
23. LEATHERFACE - 'The Bastards'
'Fill Your Boots' - Roughneck LP - UK - 1990
24. DEADLESS MUSS - 'To Do Nothing'
'I Will' - D.I.S. 7" - Japan - 1985
25. DEFIANCE - 'Waste Of Time'
Split with Police Bastard - Ataque Sonoro CD - USA/UK - 1995
26. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'PCP'
'The Holy Bible' - Epic CD - UK - 1994
27. LEATHERFACE - 'All I Wanted'
'Fill Your Boots' - Roughneck CD - UK - 1990
28. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Future Memory'

'I Will' - D.I.S. 7" - Japan - 1985


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Friday, 12 May 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 413

1. GAS - 'No More Hiroshima'
'The Day After' - 自殺レーベル 7" flexi - Japan - 1984
One of those tracks named after their previous record. Dontcha just hate that?
2. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'Slash And Burn'
'Generation Terrorists' - Columbia 2xLP - UK - 1992
From their slightly overproduced debut album.
3. LEATHERFACE - 'Animal Day'
'Cherry Knowle' - Meantime LP - UK - 1989
Most people know I'm not a huge Leatherface fan. Good songs but I just don't like Frankie Stubbs' voice. I felt the same way about Johnny Rotten. Can't help it.
4. COBRA - 'D.N.F.'
'Captain Nippon' - See Saw CD - Japan - 1990
5. THE ARISTOCRATS - 'I Want To Be A Landlord'
Flipside of 'My Date' - Aristo-Music 7" - USA - 1981
6. ASOCIAL - 'Rustning Är Mord'
Demo - Sweden - 1983
7. DEADLESS MUSS - 'No! (Are You Happy!?)'
'5 Years Imprisonment' - Selfless LP - Japan - 1988
I much prefer their first two releases actually. I'll see if I can dig 'em out for next time.
8. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'You Love Us'
'Generation Terrorists' - Columbia 2xLP - UK - 1992
9. GAS - 'Defend'
'The Day After' - 自殺レーベル 7" flexi - Japan - 1984
10. ASOCIAL - 'Atomkraft Nej Tack'
Demo - Sweden - 1983
11. ETER - 'Berns!'
Single - City Hall 7" - Sweden - 1981
Their sole single.
12. COBRA - 'Oi Oi Monky Blues'
'Captain Nippon' - See Saw CD - Japan - 1990
13. LEATHERFACE - 'This Land'
'Cherry Knowle' - Meantime LP - UK - 1989
14. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'Love's Sweet Exile'
'Generation Terrorists' - Columbia 2xLP - UK - 1992
15. GAS - 'Fuck The System'
'The Day After' - 自殺レーベル 7" flexi - Japan - 1984
16. DEADLESS MUSS - 'True Dream'
'5 Years Imprisonment' - Selfless LP - Japan - 1988
17. LEATHERFACE - 'Right Reverand'
'Cherry Knowle' - Meantime LP - UK - 1989
18. ASOCIAL - 'Du Kommer Att Sprängas'
Demo - Sweden - 1983
19. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'Stay Beautiful'

'Generation Terrorists' - Columbia 2xLP - UK - 1992
20. COBRA - 'On The Street'
'Captain Nippon' - See Saw CD - Japan - 1990
21. GAS - 'Kill The Baby'
'The Day After' - 自殺レーベル 7" flexi - Japan - 1984
22. LEATHERFACE - 'Smile (You're In A Free And Pleasant Land)'
'Cherry Knowle' - Meantime LP - UK - 1989
23. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'From Despair To Where'
'Gold Against The Soul' - Columbia LP - UK - 1993
24. ASOCIAL - 'Våran Dröm & Våran Mardröm'
Demo - Sweden - 1983
25. COBRA - 'Oretachi'
'Captain Nippon' - See Saw CD - Japan - 1990
26. DEADLESS MUSS - 'Oe Oe'
'5 Years Imprisonment' - Selfless LP - Japan - 1988
27. GAS - Title In Japanese Characters
'The Day After' - 自殺レーベル 7" flexi - Japan - 1984
28. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'La Tristessa Durera'
'Gold Against The Soul' - Columbia LP - UK - 1993
29. LEATHERFACE - 'Ghetto'
'Cherry Knowle' - Meantime LP - UK - 1989


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Friday, 5 May 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 412

1. JOHN COOPER CLARKE - 'Evidently Chickentown'
'Snap, Crackle & Bop' - Epic LP - UK - 1980
Appeared at the end of Episode 2 of the final season of The Sopranos, no less.
2. UK DECAY - 'Unwind'
Flipside of 'For My Country' - Fresh 7" - UK - 1980
3. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'Suicide Alley'
Single - SBS 7" - UK - 1988
Mouthy young critters but they knew how to write a good song. Their debut.
4. COBRA - 'Tokio Riot'
'Oi Oi Oi' - See Saw CD - Japan - 1990
Although they still sounded a bit polished for an Oi! band, at least the songs were better on this than their previous couple of releases.
5. SENSER - 'Switch'
'Stacked Up' - Ultimate 2 x LP - UK - 1994
Only two tracks I was bothered about on this album. This is one . . .

6. GAS - 'Han-Nippon'
'No More Hiroshima' - Single sided flexi - Japan - 1982
I've only ever comped Han-Sei from this, so now you're getting all the other tracks.
7. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'Tennessee (I Get Low)'
Flipside of 'Suicide Alley' - SBS 7" - UK - 1988
8. ASOCIAL - 'Samhällets Offer'
Demo - Sweden - 1983
9. UK DECAY - 'Duel'
'For Madmen Only' - Fresh LP - UK - 1981
Goth before goth was invented.
10. GAS - 'Nou'
'No More Hiroshima' - Single sided flexi - Japan - 1982
11. COBRA - Title In Japanese Characters
'Oi Oi Oi' - See Saw CD - Japan - 1990
12. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'New Art Riot'
'New Art Riot' - Damaged Goods 12" E.P. - UK - 1990
13. THE CITY LIMITS - 'If I Had The Time'
'Morse-Code Messages' - Luggage 7" - UK - 1979
14. SENSER - 'Age Of Panic'
'Stacked Up' - Ultimate 2 x LP - UK - 1994
. . . and this is the other.
15. JOHN COOPER CLARKE - 'The Day My Pad Went Mad'
Single - Epic 7" - UK - 1980
16. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'Velocity Girl'
'Australia' - Epic CDS 1 - UK - 1996
17. ASOCIAL - 'Alternativ'
Demo - Sweden - 1983
18. UK DECAY - 'Last In The House Of Flames'
'For Madmen Only' - Fresh LP - UK - 1981
19. GAS - 'Kikei'
'No More Hiroshima' - Single sided flexi - Japan - 1982
20. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'You Love Us'
Single - Heavenly 7" - UK - 1991
21. ASOCIAL - 'Låt Dom Inte Lura Dig'
Demo - Sweden - 1983
22. JOHN COOPER CLARKE - 'I Don't Want To Be Nice'
Old Grey Whistle Test TV performance - UK - 1980

Visuals here.
23. GAS - 'Thalidomide'
'No More Hiroshima' - Single sided flexi - Japan - 1982
24. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'Motown Junk'
Single - Heavenly 12" - UK - 1991
25. UK DECAY - 'Decadence'
'For Madmen Only' - Fresh LP - UK - 1981
26. COBRA - '14-Fine'
'Oi Oi Oi' - See Saw CD - Japan - 1990
27. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - 'Take The Skinheads Bowling'
'Australia' - Epic CDS 1 - UK - 1996
28. UK DECAY - 'Mayday Malady'
'For Madmen Only' - Fresh LP - UK - 1981


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Saturday, 29 April 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 411

1. THE MAD ARE SANE - 'World In Action'
'Reality' - Inept Tapes cassette - UK - 1983
From Bournemouth. They never made it to vinyl until 2007, but this is a goodie.
2. COBRA - 'Life War'
'Stand The Pressure' - AA Records LP - Japan - 1985
From their first album.
3. JOHN COOPER CLARKE - 'The Pest'
'Walking Back To Happiness' - Epic 10" - UK - 1979
Perfect.
4. SKALOPE - 'Todos Al Alero'
'Al Galope' - Discos Suicidas LP - Spain - 1990
From their 'samey' second album.
5. HDQ - 'Ammalgamation'
'Hung, Drawn and Quartered' - Endangered Music LP - UK - 1985
From their solid, if uninspired, debut.
6. TOUR DE FORCE - 'Beat The Clock'
Single - Wongo 7" - UK - 1981
Read all about them here.
7. FINGERPRINT FILE - 'Fall Guy'
Demo - Liverpool - Late '70s
8. STATE SECRETS - 'Black Hippies'
'Black Hippies' - Scratched 7" - UK - 1980
Their sole release. From Corwen, North Wales.
9. CRASS - 'Heart Throb Of The Mortuary'
Demo - UK - 1977
10. HDQ - 'Suicide'
'Hung, Drawn and Quartered' - Endangered Music LP - UK - 1985
11. SKALOPE - 'Bonitos H.P.'
'Al Galope' - Discos Suicidas LP - Spain - 1990
12. THE HOOKS - 'Lipstick On Your Collar'
Single - Hooks 7" - USA - 1980
Not a patch on The Saints' version. From New York.
13. JOHN COOPER CLARKE - 'Majorca'
'Walking Back To Happiness' - Epic 10" - UK - 1979
14. COBRA - 'So What'
'Stand The Pressure' - AA Records LP - Japan - 1985
15. HDQ - 'Have Faith'
'You Suck' - Meantime LP - UK - 1987
Their 'American' record.
16. TOUR DE FORCE - 'School Rules'
Single - Phantom 7" - UK - 1981
17. FINGERPRINT FILE - 'Train Of Thought'
Demo - Liverpool - Late '70s
18. STATE SECRETS - 'Life On A Wire'
'Black Hippies' - Scratched 7" - UK - 1980
19. HDQ - 'Positive Attitude'
'You Suck' - Meantime LP - UK - 1987
20. SKALOPE - 'La Familia'
'Al Galope' - Discos Suicidas LP - Spain - 1990
21. THE HOOKS - 'Young And Bored'
Flipside of 'Lipstick On Your Collar' - Hooks 7" - USA - 1980
22. CRASS - 'Angela Rippon'
Demo - UK - 1977
23. HDQ - 'Race Riot'
'You Suck' - Meantime LP - UK - 1987
24. STATE SECRETS - 'Spies And Secret Agents'
'Black Hippies' - Scratched 7" - UK - 1980
25. FINGERPRINT FILE - 'City Radio'
Demo - Liverpool - Late '70s
26. JOHN COOPER CLARKE - 'Twat'
'Walking Back To Happiness' - Epic 10" - UK - 1979
27. HDQ - 'Believe'
'Believe' - Looney Tunes 7" - UK - 1988
28. SKALOPE - 'Cruces, Lanzas Y Romanos'
'Al Galope' - Discos Suicidas LP - Spain - 1990
29. TOUR DE FORCE - 'You Won't Talk'
Flipside of 'School Rules' - Phantom 7" - UK - 1981
30. COBRA - 'Bad Night Merry X'mas'
Flexi (single sided) - Office Cobra - Japan - 1985
At the time I thought it was a jokey affair, but their next couple of releases were . . . er . . . piss poor.
31. HDQ - 'Through My Eyes'
'Believe' - Looney Tunes 7" - UK - 1988
32. JOHN COOPER CLARKE - 'Beasley Street'
'Snap, Crackle & Bop' - Epic LP - UK - 1980


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Friday, 21 April 2017

The Best of Brought To Life - 410

1. NO FUCK BÉBÉ - 'Baston City'
Demo - France - 1984
Another post in honour of Wild Devil Man. Read all about the band here.
2. COBRA - 'No Money'
'Break Out' - AA 7" - Japan - 1983
One of the first Japanese Street Punk / Oi! bands, from Osaka.
3. FOGO CRUZADO - 'Inimizade'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
From one of the classic early Brazilian hardcore comps.
4. BORDEAUX - 'Baby'
Single - Self-Released 7" - France - 1981
One of two singles they put out. Guess where they were from?
5. CÓLERA - 'X.O.T.'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
6. COBRA - 'Capricious World'
'Break Out' - AA 7" - Japan - 1983
7. ISM - 'Attack (For Beginners Only)'
Single - S.I.N. 7" - USA - 1980
Where it all started for these New York maniacs.
8. LA UVI - 'Ya Está Bien'
Single - Spansuls 7" - Spain - 1982
9. RATOS DE PORÃO - 'Parasita'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
10. COBRA - 'Real Now'
'1984' - AA 7" - Japan - 1984
11. NO FUCK BÉBÉ - 'Bébé Primate'
Demo - France - 1984
12. FOGO CRUZADO - 'Punk Inglês'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
13. KEVIN DUNN - 'Nadine'
Single - DB 7" - USA - 1979
Born in Florida then moved to Georgia. And why not?
14. COBRA - 'Rusty Knife'
'1984' - AA 7" - Japan - 1984
15. CÓLERA - 'Histeria'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
16. DIE PILSKÖPFE - 'Heho, Wir Kommen'
'Neues Deutschland' - A.M. Music LP - Germany - 1990
17. NO FUCK BÉBÉ - 'La Jungle'
Demo - France - 1984
18. RATOS DE PORÃO - 'Porquê?'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
19. COBRA - 'War'
'1984' - AA 7" - Japan - 1984
20. KEVIN DUNN & THE REGIMENT OF WOMEN - '911'
'The Judgement Of Paris' - Armageddon LP - USA - 1981
And who wouldn't want a Regiment of Women?
21. FOGO CRUZADO - 'Delinquenres'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
22. ISM - 'Queen J.A.P.'
Flipside of 'Attack' - S.I.N. 7" - USA - 1980
23. COBRA - 'Toy Revolution'
'1984' - AA 7" - Japan - 1984
24. CÓLERA - 'Sub-Ratos'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
25. NO FUCK BÉBÉ - 'Dans la Cité'
Demo - France - 1984
26. BORDEAUX - 'L'Auto Stop'
Single - Promo 7" - France - 1980
27. RATOS DE PORÃO - 'Poluição Atômica'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
28. COBRA - 'Warriors Rock'
'The Punx' - JICC出版局 cassette - Japan - 1985
29. KEVIN DUNN & THE REGIMENT OF WOMEN - '20,000 Years In Sing Sing'
Flipside of 'Oktyabrina' - Armageddon 7" - USA - 1981
30. FOGO CRUZADO - 'Terceira Guerra'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983
31. NO FUCK BÉBÉ - 'Amour Difficile'
Demo - France - 1984
32. COBRA - 'Worst Music'
'The Punx' - JICC出版局 cassette - Japan - 1985
33. CÓLERA - 'Quanto Vale A Liberdade?'
'Sub' - Estúdios Vermelhos LP - Brazil - 1983


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