Well, it's about time we revisited one of the greatest albums ever recorded, so if this doesn't get you rushing out to buy the CD, nothing will.
The lead track from the 'Back To The Known' E.P. which was a welcome return to form at the time. Available on the '80-'85 CD.
A lot of later Government releases could be considered 'anti-music', but this, their first release was a real quirky gem. The excellent DVD that will give you the whole story can be bought here.
Contrary to the label, this is lots of fun. From the 'Dann Macht Es Bumm' LP.
Another devastating gem from the ROIR cassette.
From their debut E.P. 'Motor Body Love'.
Available on the 'Kill Yourself . . . Again' LP/CD.
Their second and final single. Discog CD available on Anagram.
A third track from the ROIR cassette, with no let-up in quality.
From their first vinyl release. Get it on the Mass Media discog LP.
From their second release - the '33 1/3 RPM' E.P.
A second track from 'Back To The Known'.
A fourth track from the ROIR cassette.
The flipside of 'Cheap Night Out'.
Another track from their 1979 demos.
A second track from the 'Dann Macht Es Bumm' LP.
And a fifth track from the ROIR cassette.
One from the flipside of 'Dying Man'.
An out-take from the 'Pretty Paedophiles' sessions.
A third from 'Back To The Known'.
Available on the 'Black Dots' LP/CD on Caroline. Check out their website here.
A third track from their 1979 demos.
Another track from their '33 1/3 RPM' E.P.
Another from the flipside of 'Motor Body Love'.
And one from the Omega sessions which was available on a 10" E.P. from Victory.