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VA - The Best Punk Anthems ...Ever! (1998) 2CDs

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VA - The Best Punk Anthems ...Ever! (1998) 2CDs

VA - The Best Punk Anthems …Ever! (1998) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 1.13 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 396 Mb | Scans included
Label: Virgin, Circa | # VTDCD 198, 7243 8 46129 2 4 | Time: 02:37:53
Genre: Punk Rock, New Wave, Pop Punk, Post-Punk

The brilliance of this collection is that it combines the standard Brit-punk anthems by the Sex Pistols, the Damned, the Buzzcocks, and Stiff Little Fingers with other great songs that typify the variety and range of punk-era independent music from both sides of the Atlantic. The songs are so well chosen that the punk aesthetic is further revealed by the inclusion of songs that characterize pub rock, new wave, and other related genres. The usual punk suspects ("New Rose," "Anarchy in the UK") are all here, along with many other treasures: Dr. Feelgood's "Milk and Alcohol", Devo's "Mongoloid," Jonathan Richman's "Roadrunner," Talking Heads' "Psycho Killer," and Television's "Marquee Moon." The less commonly anthologized punk selections are inspired, too: the Ruts' "Babylon Is Burning," Generation X's "Ready Steady Go," and X-Ray Spex's "Identity," along with the seminal "Sheena is a Punk Rocker." The conception of the genre is expanded further to include Elvis Costello, Iggy Pop, XTC, Joe Jackson, the Pretenders, the Tubes, and Blondie, and their presence overcomes the tendency for boring repetition on a very long collection.

VA - Teenage Kicks (2002) 2CDs

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VA - Teenage Kicks (2002) 2CDs

VA - Teenage Kicks (2002) 2CDs
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 1.1 Gb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 410 Mb | Scans included
Label: Universal Music TV | # 583 264-2 | Time: 02:35:12
Punk-Rock, Pop-Punk, Post-Punk, Pub-Rock, New Wave, Reggae, Dub

Teenage Kicks chronicles one of pop music's most exciting periods–the glory days of punk and new wave. Comprising knockout classics from The Jam, Teenage Kicks, The Clash, Ramones, Velvet Underground, Stranglers, The Buzzcocks, Siouxie & Banshees, Squeeze, Iggy Pop, The Boomtown Rats, B-52's, The Cure, Ian Dury, Graham Parker, Elvis Costello and many more, every single tune is an instant sing-a-long classic, sure to stir up fond memories of when music was vibrant, outspoken, and always refreshing.