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Punk, New Wave & Alt Records Released This On Week - Feb.22-28


1969 - The MC5 "Kick Out The Jams" lp

THE MC5 ~ "KICK OUT THE JAMS";


1970 - Parliament Funkedelic debut lp

PARLIAMENT FUNKADELIC "MUSIC FOR MY MOTHER";


1972 - Nick Drake "Pink Moon" lp

NICK DRAKE ~ "PINK MOON";


1975 - David Bowie "Young Americans" 45, Blue Oyster Cult "On Your Feet Or On Your Knees" lp

DAVID BOWIE ~ "YOUNG AMERICANS";


BLUE OYSTER CULT ~ "THEN CAME THE LAST DAYS OF MAY";


1977 - The Damned "Neat Neat Neat" 45, Ultravox debut lp, Peter Gabriel debut lp, Talking Heads "Love/Building On Fire" 45, 1981 - Gang Of Four "What We All Want" 45, Altered Images "Dead Pop Stars" 45

PETER GABRIEL ~ "SOLSBURY HILL";


TALKING HEADS ~ LIVE IN 1978;


ULTRAVOX ~ "SLIP AWAY";


THE DAMNED ~ "NEAT NEAT NEAT";


ALTERED IMAGES ~ "DEAD POP STARS";


GANG OF FOUR "WHAT WE ALL WANT";


1978 - Wire "I Am The Fly" 45, Alternative Televison "Life After Life" 45, The Vibrators "Automatic Lover" 45, Nick Lowe "The Jesus Of Cool" lp, Slaughter & The Dogs "Quick Joey Small" 45, The Banned "Him Or Me" 45

ALTERNATIVE TELEVISION ~ "LIFE AFTER LIFE";


WIRE ~ "I AM THE FLY";


THE VIBRATORS ~ "AUTOMATIC LOVER";


NICK LOWE ~ "I LOVE THE SOUND OF BREAKING GLASS";


1979 - The Sex Pistols "Great Rock & Roll Swindle" lp, Clash "English Civil War" 45, Skids "Afraid To Dance" lp, 1982 - Lou Reed "Blue Mask" lp, Sid Vicious "Something Else" 45

THE SKIDS ~ "INTO THE VALLEY";


THE CLASH ~ "ENGLISH CIVIL WAR";


SID VICIOUS ~ "SOMETHING ELSE";


SID VICIOUS ~ "MY WAY";


1980 - OMD debut lp. The Wipers "Is This Real" lp, The Teardrop Explodes "Treason" 45, Josef K "Chance Meeting" 45, The Desperate Bicycles "Remorse Code" lp, The Feelies "Crazy Rythms" lp, The UK Subs "Warhead" 45, "Purple Hearts "Jimmy" 45, Wah Heat "Better Scream" 45, M "That's The Way The Money Goes" 45, The Vye "Five Hours To Tonight" 45, The Portraits "Hazards In The Home" 45 (later became the Fixx)

ORCHESTRAL MANUEVERS IN THE DARK ~ "ELECTRICITY";


ORCHESTRAL MANUEVERS IN THE DARK ~ "MESSAGES";


JOSEF K ~ "CHANCE MEETING";


THE TEARDROP EXPLODES ~ "TREASON";


THE FEELIES ~ "CRAZY RYTHMS";


THE UK SUBS ~ "WARHEAD";


M ~ "THAT"S THE WAY THE MONEY GOES";


1981 - Elvis Costello "From A Whisper To A Scream" 45, Lene Lovich "New Toy" 45, Dexy's Midnight Runners "Plan B", The Brains "Electronic Eden" lp, B-Movie "Rememberance Day" 45, The Lines "Nerve Pylon" 45, Blurt "In Berlin" lp, The Lambrettas "Good Times" 45, Spandau Ballet "Journeys To Glory" lp, Nine Below Zero "Don't Point Your Finger" lp, Throbbing Gristle "24 Hours" box set

ELVIS COSTELLO ~ "FROM A WHISPER TO A SCREAM";


DEXY'S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS ~ "PLAN B";


THE BRAINS ~ "DANCING UNDER STREETLIGHTS";


BLURT ~ "LIVE IN BERLIN";


LENE LOVICH ~ "NEW TOY";


NINE BELOW ZERO ~ "ONE WAY STREET";


NINE BELOW ZERO ~ "HOMEWORK";


1982 - Bad Religion "How Could Hell Be Any Worse" lp, The Fleshtones "Blast Off!" lp, The Virgin Prunes "A New Form Of Beauty 4" ep, The Go-Go's "Automatic" 45, XTC "Ball & Chain" 45, The Thompson Twins "Set" lp, The Boomtown Rats "House On Fire" 45, Gary Numan "Music For Christmas" 45, Cabaret Voltaire "The Pressure Company" lp, Christian Death "Only Theatre Of Pain" lp, Marc Almond "Sleaze" 45, Jimmy Pursey "Alien Orphan" lp, Charge "Destroy The Earth" 45, Charlie Harper "Stolen Property" lp, Levi Dexter & The Ripchords "I Get So Exited" 45, The Chefs "Femme Fatale" 45, Classix Nouveax "Is It A Dream" 45, Chron Gen "Jet Boy Jet Girl" 45, Pigbag "Dr Heckle & Mr Hyde" lp, The Business "Smash The Discos" ep, Laura Logic debut lp, The Weekend "The View From Her Room" 45

THE FLESHTONES ~ "SOUL CITY";


THE BOOMTOWN RATS ~ "HOUSE ON FIRE";


THE GO-GO'S ~ "AUTOMATIC";


XTC ~ "BALL & CHAIN";


GARY NUMAN ~ "MUSIC FOR CHAMELEONS";


MARC ALMOND & THE MAMBAS ~ "SLEAZE";


CLASSIX NOUVEAU ~ "IS IT A DREAM";


PIGBAG ~ "PAPA'S GOT A BRAND NEW PIGBAG";


THE BUSINESS ~ "SMASH THE DISCOS";


BAD RELIGION ~ "ONLY GONNA DIE";


1983 - U2 "War" lp, The Ramones "Subterranean Jungle" lp

THE RAMONES ~ "PSYCHO THERAPY";


U2 ~ "NEW YEARS DAY";


U2 ~ "TWO HEARTS BEAT AS ONE";


1984 - Dead Can Dance debut lp, Nik Kershaw "Human Racing" lp, Scritti Politti "Wood Beez"

DEAD CAN DANCE ~ "FRONTIER";


DEAD CAN DANCE ~ "FATAL IMPACT"


NIK KERSHAW ~ "WOULDN'T IT BE GOOD";


1985 - Siouxsie & The Banshees "Peel Sessions" ep, Tears For Fears "Songs From The Big Chair" lp, "Pretty In Pink" soundtrack with the Psychedelic Furs, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Smiths, New Order, OMD, INXS, Joe Jackson, Suzanne Vega

TEARS FOR FEARS ~ "HEAD OVER HEELS";


TEARS FOR FEARS ~ "SHOUT";


THE PSYCHEDELIC FURS ~ "PRETTY IN PINK";


ECHO & THE BUNNYMEN ~ "BRING ON THE DANCING HORSES";


NEW ORDER ~ "SHELLSHOCKED";


OMD ~ "IF YOU LEAVE";


1986 - The Pogues "Poguetry In Motion" ep, Kate Bush "Hounds Of Love" lp, Pet Shop Boys "Love Comes Quickly" 45

THE PET SHOP BOYS ~ "LOVE COMES QUICKLY";


KATE BUSH ~ "THE HOUNDS OF LOVE";


THE POGUES ~ "A RAINY NIGHT IN SOHO";


1987 - Siouxsie & The Banshees "Through The Looking Glass" lp, The Smiths "The World Won't Listen" lp, "Some Kind Of Wonderful" soundtrack lp with Flesh For Lulu, March Violets, Jesus & Mary Chain, Pete Shelley, Tin Tin Duffy & The Apartments

SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES ~ "THE PASSENGER";


SIOUXSIE & THE BANSHEES ~ "HALL OF MIRRORS";


THE JESUS & MARY CHAIN ~ "THE HARDEST WALK";


FLESH FOR LULU ~ "I GO CRAZY";


THE MARCH VIOLETS ~ "UP TO THE SKY";


1988 - The Fall "The Frenz Experiment" lp

THE FALL ~ "VICTORIA"


THE FALL ~ "THERE'S A GHOST IN MY HOUSE";


1989 - New Order "Round & Round" 45, XTC "Oranges & Lemons" lp, The Goo-Goo Dolls "Jed" lp

NEW ORDER ~ "ROUND & ROUND";


XTC ~ "KING FOR A DAY";


XTC ~ "MAYOR OF SIMPLETON";


THE GOO GOO DOLLS ~ "OUT OF SIGHT" & "HEY";


1990 - The Cult "Sweet Soul Sister" 45

THE CULT ~ "SWEET SOUL SISTER";


1991 - The Charlatans "Over Rising" 45, The Mock Turtles "Can You Dig It" 45, Ned's Atomic Dustbin "Happy" 45, Happy Mondays "Loose Fit" 45, Roxette "Joyride" 45, Motorhead "1916" lp

THE CHARLATANS ~ "OVER RISING";


NED'S ATOMIC DUSTBIN ~ "HAPPY";


THE MOCK TURTLES ~ "CAN YOU DIG IT";


HAPPY MONDAYS ~ "LOOSE FIT";


ROXETTE ~ "JOY RIDE";


1992 - U2 "One" 45, Curve "Fait Acompli" lp

U2 ~ "ONE";


THE CURVE ~ "FAIT ACOMPLI";


1993 - The Goo-Goo Dolls "Superstar Carwash" lp, Radiohead "Pablo Honey" lp, Lenny Kravitz "Are You Gonna Go My Way" 45

LENNY KRAVITZ ~ "ARE YOU GONNA GO MY WAY";


THE GOO GOO DOLLS ~ "WE ARE THE NORMAL";


RADIOHEAD ~ "CREEP";


1994 - Beck "Mellow Gold" lp

BECK ~ "LOSER";


1995 - PJ Harvey "To Bring You My Love" lp

PJ HARVEY ~ "DOWN BY THE WATER";


1996 - The Pogues "Pogue Mahone" lp, Nick Cave & PJ Harvey "Henry Lee" 45, Dishwalla "Counting Blue Cars" 45, Fatboy Slim "Everybody Needs a 303" 45 NICK CAVE & PJ HARVEY ~ "HENRY LEE";


THE POGUES ~ "HOW COME";


DISHWALLA ~ "COUNTIMG BLUE CARS";


FATBOY SLIM ~ "EVERYBODY NEEDS THE 303";


1997 - Elliot Smith "Either/Or" lp, James "Whiplash" lp

JAMES ~ "SHE'S A STAR";


ELLIOT SMITH ~ "SPEED TRIALS";


1998 - Metallica "The Unforgiven" 45

METALLICA ~ "THE UNFORGIVEN

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