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Double vinyl LP pressing. NOW Music proudly presents NOW That's What I Call Punk & New Wave - a collection encapsulating the spirit of the times, and of the movement that changed the course of mainstream pop music. 34 tracks across 2 LPs, present the era's most iconic artists, including The Clash, Blondie, Ramones, U2, Siouxsie And The Banshees, Adam & The Ants, The Jam and The Cure. The late 70s and early 80s saw an explosion of punk and new wave groups and artists moving from the underground to mainstream chart success. No.1s from The Jam with 'Going Underground', 'Brass In Pocket' by Pretenders, The Boomtown Rats' 'Rat Trap', Dexys Midnight Runners' 'Geno', and Ian Dury & The Blockheads' 'Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick' are all here, as well as top 5 hits from Squeeze, Tom Robinson Band and Patti Smith. The genre also gave the first crossover success for bands that became the biggest acts in music during the late 70s and early 80s, including The Police, U2, The Cure, Blondie, all featured - along with Adam & The Ants' 'Dog Eat Dog' from their breakthrough album 'Kings Of The Wild Frontier'. A fantastic collection of unique tracks that summarize an incredible time for music.
Double vinyl LP pressing. NOW Music proudly presents NOW That's What I Call Punk & New Wave - a collection encapsulating the spirit of the times, and of the movement that changed the course of mainstream pop music. 34 tracks across 2 LPs, present the era's most iconic artists, including The Clash, Blondie, Ramones, U2, Siouxsie And The Banshees, Adam & The Ants, The Jam and The Cure. The late 70s and early 80s saw an explosion of punk and new wave groups and artists moving from the underground to mainstream chart success. No.1s from The Jam with 'Going Underground', 'Brass In Pocket' by Pretenders, The Boomtown Rats' 'Rat Trap', Dexys Midnight Runners' 'Geno', and Ian Dury & The Blockheads' 'Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick' are all here, as well as top 5 hits from Squeeze, Tom Robinson Band and Patti Smith. The genre also gave the first crossover success for bands that became the biggest acts in music during the late 70s and early 80s, including The Police, U2, The Cure, Blondie, all featured - along with Adam & The Ants' 'Dog Eat Dog' from their breakthrough album 'Kings Of The Wild Frontier'. A fantastic collection of unique tracks that summarize an incredible time for music.
194399460917

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Format: Vinyl
Label: IMPORTS
Rel. Date: 01/28/2022
UPC: 194399460917

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Double vinyl LP pressing. NOW Music proudly presents NOW That's What I Call Punk & New Wave - a collection encapsulating the spirit of the times, and of the movement that changed the course of mainstream pop music. 34 tracks across 2 LPs, present the era's most iconic artists, including The Clash, Blondie, Ramones, U2, Siouxsie And The Banshees, Adam & The Ants, The Jam and The Cure. The late 70s and early 80s saw an explosion of punk and new wave groups and artists moving from the underground to mainstream chart success. No.1s from The Jam with 'Going Underground', 'Brass In Pocket' by Pretenders, The Boomtown Rats' 'Rat Trap', Dexys Midnight Runners' 'Geno', and Ian Dury & The Blockheads' 'Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick' are all here, as well as top 5 hits from Squeeze, Tom Robinson Band and Patti Smith. The genre also gave the first crossover success for bands that became the biggest acts in music during the late 70s and early 80s, including The Police, U2, The Cure, Blondie, all featured - along with Adam & The Ants' 'Dog Eat Dog' from their breakthrough album 'Kings Of The Wild Frontier'. A fantastic collection of unique tracks that summarize an incredible time for music.
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