Thursday, April 02, 2009

VA - Secret Records: The Punk Singles Collection (Anagram Records)

Covering the whole Oi / Punk crossover scene, Secret Records in the 80s soon established itself as one of the most successful indie labels and releases by the Exploited, Infa Riot, The Business, The Gonads and The 4 Skins all topped the indie charts. 24 reasons why it is held in such esteem by Punk collectors the world over are to be found on this release with many of the tracks making their debut on CD.

1.dogs of war [the EXPLOITED] life [the EXPLOITED]
3.exploited barmy army [the EXPLOITED] of the 80s [INFA-RIOT] law for them [the 4-SKINS]
6.dead cities [the EXPLOITED]
7.harry may [the BUSINESS]
8.yesterday's heroes [the 4-SKINS]
9.jet boy jet girl [CHRON-GEN]
10.attack [the EXPLOITED]
11.i lost my love to a UK sub [the GONADS]
12.smash the discos [the BUSINESS]
13.winner [INFA-RIOT]
14.punk city rockers [the GONADS]
15.yop [the EXPLOITED]
16.feel the rage [INFA-RIOT]
17.clouded eyes [CHRON-GEN]
18.victim [the STRIKE]
19.outlaw [CHRON-GEN]
20.computers don't blunder [the EXPLOITED]
21.low life [the 4-SKINS]
22.troops of tomorrow [the EXPLOITED]
23.seems to me [the 4-SKINS]
24.h-bomb [the BUSINESS]

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