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PUNK 45: There Is No Such Thing As Society - Get A Job, Get A Car, Get A Bed, Get Drunk! Underground Punk and Post-Punk in the UK 1977-81, Volume 2 [VINYL] Double LP


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  • Vinyl (27 Jan 2014)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Format: Double LP
  • Label: Soul Jazz Records
  • ASIN: B00H92AUJ8
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 40,760 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Sick of You - The Users
2. Neutron Bomb - Art Attacks
3. Incendiary Device - Johnny Moped
4. Powercut - The Jermz
5. 32 Weeks - The Mekons
6. I Wanna Be Free - Rings
7. Development Corporations - The Now
8. Johnny Won't Go to Heaven - Killjoys
9. I Don't Believe - Disturbed
10. Part Time Punks - Television Personalities
11. Mucky Pup - Puncture
12. White Night - The Lines
13. Leave Me Alone - The Scabs
14. You're Driving Me - The Cravats
15. Real Shocks - Swell Maps
16. TV Adverts - The Nerves
17. 23 Skidoo - Eric Random
18. East Sheen - O Level
19. Radio Drill Time - Josef K
20. They're Back Again, Here They Come - The Cigarettes
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Product Description

Soul Jazz Records' new Punk 45 album charts the rise of underground punk and post-punk in the UK from 1977-81.

Punk 45: There is No Such Thing As Society. Get A Job, Get A Car, Get A Bed, Get Drunk! Underground Punk and Post Punk in the UK 1977-81 is the second volume in this series, released following on from Soul Jazz Records' recent massive deluxe 400-page Punk 45 cover art book, edited and compiled by Jon Savage (author of the seminal book on punk, 'England's Dreaming') and Stuart Baker (founder of Soul Jazz Records).

While the first album in this series, Punk 45: Kill The Hippies! Kill Yourself!, focused on underground punk in America, this album concentrates on punk and post-punk in Britain in the years 1977-81.

This new Punk 45 album features a collection of seminal, classic, obscure and rare punk and post-punk singles from the likes of The Art Attacks, The Mekons, TV Personalities, Swell Maps, and many more - charting the rise of independent music and Do-It-Yourself culture that exploded in Britain in the wake of punk.

The album comes complete with text, biographies on each of the bands, exclusive photos and original record artwork.

The album is released on CD with outsize large booklet and thick slipcase and is also available as a limited-edition super-loud, super-heavy double gatefold-sleeve vinyl edition, complete with full sleeve-notes. These Punk 45 releases are also the first that Soul Jazz Records are making available as worldwide digital releases.

"wide and smart collection of the fascinating scene ... A companion piece to a substantial and enlightening first volume" Sydney Morning Herald

**** "diamonds in the rough …. eccentric moments of self-expression, fuelled by rebelliousness, irreverence and irritation" The Times

******** "witty, wonky compilation" Uncut

"rarities and underground gems" Le Monde, France

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By V. J. Wigley on 8 Mar 2014
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With the Sex Pistols et al in the vanguard and the limelight, across the country bands sprung up to peddle their own brand of anger and disillusionment, and here is a collection of some of the best. Anyone with memories of the time will see a couple of familiar names, such as the Mekons and the Killjoys, but there are lesser known gems,too. Some clever lyrics that you wouldn't get away with in any other genre, and the opening lines of 'Mucky pup' should be listened to after lunch, not before. Nice accompanying booklet that gives a real feel for the period. Go on, annoy the neighbours...........
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Edward Youngs on 8 Jun 2014
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Definitely a 'must have' for all who grew up in and were a part of the Punk Era. There are some excellent tracks from less well known bands - Fantastic!!
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Just as good as the others in the series grabbing tunes from roads less travelled
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By venerr on 8 Oct 2014
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