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Wipers - Youth Of America

Wipers - Youth Of America
Wipers - Youth Of America
€21.00 
Format: Vinyl (LP) 
Availability: Out Of Stock (Contact Us to know when this product will be available again)
Label (Code): Jackpot Records ‎(JPR 82802)
Special Attributes: Limited vinyl edition, re-mastered from the original master tapes released in 1981
Release Date: 2007
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“A grizzly, furious beast of a 30-minute record, Youth of America saw Greg Sage and his Wipers lengthening some of their material to very unfashionable lengths..." (www.allmusic.com)

"..At his peak, the Wipers' Greg Sage could evoke the grey winter skies and rain soaked streets of the bands hometown Portland with a flick of his amp switch, channeling themes ranging from social alienation to alien abduction and wrapping them in a haze of paranoid imagery and blistering guitar playing that was virtually unrivalled in punk circles at the time. The sense of outsider culture that permeates the songs on his band's first three classic albums probably had roots in the Wipers near hermetic tendencies and relative isolation from any external scene; Sage was fiercely independent, choosing to self-release the bands early records and build his own equipment, with his sense of willfulness evidently finding its way into the music..."  (Read more: http://www.sputnikmusic.com/review/42441/Wipers-Youth-of-America/)

Track List

A1 Taking Too Long     
A2 Can This Be         
A3 Pushing The Extreme     
A4 When It's Over     

B1 No Fair         
B2 Youth Of America

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