The Yobs - Christmas Album (1980, UK, punk rock) 
Monday, December 11, 2006, 06:43 PM - Music, - UK, English
The Yobs were the Boys. Maybe they thought this alias was a swell idea.
Traditional songs with loud guitars, drums, shouting and swearing. Jingle Bells got a different approach: slow synthesizer work.
Again available on cd.



Here is a list of Christmas punk albums: http://www.mistletunes.com/punk.html

Side one:
1 Rub-A-Dum Dum
2 The Ballad of the Warrington
3 Another Christmas
4 Doggy
5 Jingle Bells
6 Auld Long Syne

Side two:
1 Silent Night
2 Silver Bells
3 C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S - Gloria
4 12 Days of Christmas
5 White Christmas - We Wish You A Merry Christmas
6 May The Good Lord Bless & Keep You

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Cabaret Voltaire - Seconds too late (1980, UK, electronic/new wave) 
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Soft Cell - Memorabilia (1981, UK, electronic/new wave) 
Friday, November 24, 2006, 06:41 PM - Music, - UK, English
Not the first single from Soft Cell as I thought, but the third as you can read on the Marc Almond site. Anyway the first 12" and a good one. About the neurotic side of travelling and a consumer nightmare. Musically well expressed. A 7 on the White Noise Scale.



Produced by Daniel Miller of the Normal and owner of Mute records.

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Killing Joke - Nervous System (1979, UK, new wave/gothic) 
Wednesday, November 22, 2006, 06:29 PM - Music, - UK, English
The first, double B-sided, 10" of Killing Joke. Less 'heavy' than their later work, more dub-like.
It was not packed in a proper sleeve, just the front on a sheet of paper and some cards where included.



1 Nervous System [4:19]
2 Turn to Red [4:02]
3 Are you receiving? [4:55]

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Bauhaus - Bela Lugosi's dead (1979, UK, new wave/gothic) 
Tuesday, November 21, 2006, 06:38 PM - Music, - UK, English
First 12" from Bauhaus where the echo machine defines the sound.



1 Bela Lugosi's Dead [9:31]
2 Boys [3:07]
3 Dark Entries demo [1:21] (not mentioned on the label)

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The Human League - The Dignity of Labour (1979, UK, electronic) 
Monday, November 20, 2006, 06:16 PM - Music, - UK, English
Second release: a 12".
Instrumental, minimalistic synthesizer work.
They didn't carry on in this direction.



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Rexy - Running out of time (1981, UK, electronic/new wave) 
Friday, November 3, 2006, 08:23 PM - Music, - UK, English
As promissed, the lp of Rexy



Side one:
1 Perfect day [2:47]
2 Heartbreak hotel [2:28]
3 In the force [3:11]
4 Funky butt [3:01]
5 Nervoso [4:18]

Side two:
1 Johnny B Goode [2:52]
2 Send in the clones [4:07]
3 Running out of time [4:14]
4 Alien [4:17]
5 Don't turn me away [4:25]

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