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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