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Asphixiation - "What Is This Thing Called 'Disco'?" (Ltd LP+12")

Asphixiation - "What Is This Thing Called 'Disco'?" (Ltd LP+12")
Asphixiation - "What Is This Thing Called 'Disco'?" (Ltd LP+12")
€25.00 
Format: Vinyl (LP+12") 
Availability: In Stock
Label (Code): Chapter Music (CH137)
Special Attributes: Ltd vinyl + 12" 45rpm (Sealed but with small bents in 2 corners)
Release Date: 06/2017
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“...“What Is This Thing Called ‘Disco’?” is a landmark Australian post-punk artefact, originally released in 1981 as an LP with accompanying 12” single. One of the first records from the Australian underground to incor-porate disco elements into the reigning post-punk aesthetic..." (Chapter Music)

"...In February 1981, iconic Melbourne label Missing Link released a 12” of two songs from these recordings (including The Crush, as comped by Chapter in 2007 on archival Aus post-punk series Can’t Stop It! Vol. 2), and later that year the band released the album themselves, repressing the 12” and including it in the package . A friend posed nude for the cover, deliberately reversing disco’s penchant for half-naked women on its album sleeves. So one of Australian post-punk’s most iconic, playful and sought-after records was created. 36 years later, Chapter has lovingly remastered and reissued the album + single package, with new liner notes and photos...." (Chapter Music)

Track List


LP
A1 The Beat Aesthetic    
A2 Feelings    
A3 Asphixiation    
A4 Blurred Movement    
A5 Hunger-Food-Nausea    

B1 Innocent Rhythms    
B2 Aural Risk    
B3 Traditional Europe    
B4 Self Denial (Is A Beautiful Thing)    
B5 African Disco Queen    

12" Single
A L'Acrostique D'Amour    
B The Crush

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