The Apostles – The Acts Of The Apostles In The Theatre Of Fear (2020) Vinyl Album LP

Band: The Apostles

Album: The Acts Of The Apostles In The Theatre Of Fear

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Music Genre: Punk Rock

Label: Acid Stings

Release Country: United Kingdom

Record Type: 13 Tracks Vinyl Album LP

THE LIVES & TIMES OF THE APOSTLES. A SHORT HISTORY The Apostles were an experimental post-punk band who developed within the confines of the 1980s Anarcho Punk scene in the UK, but did not necessarily adhere to the aesthetics of that movement. Although the core of the group remained stable, Andy Martin and Dave Fanning were joined by various members over their 10 year span. Variation was also key in music styles as they varied from pop to punk to industrial through to pure experimentation, with influences like The Velvet Underground, The Adverts, Alternative TV, Lemon Kittens, The Pop Group and Twelve Cubic Feet cited. Although highly critical of the seemingly inward looking anarchist movement of the times, the autonomous and libertarian approach of The Apostles seemed to portray classic anarchism, as opposed to the conformity of many of their contemporaries. This led to much respect from notable members of the original anarcho-punk movement such as Crass with whom the band co-operated during the squatting of the Zig-Zag Club and running of the (Wapping) Anarchy Centre and (Westbourne Park) Centro Iberico venues, and Conflict who released a single and album by The Apostles on their Mortarhate label. Originally formed in 1980 by William Corbett, Julian Portinari, Dan MacIntyre and Pete Bynghall, the band came into its own when Andy Martin joined to contribute lead vocals and lyrics. Shortly afterwards he was joined by Dave Fanning, ex (...)

13 Tracks
A1 The Apostles3:40
A2 Pigs For Slaughter!4:04
A3 Alien Asian, Alien Nation3:35
A4 Social Scum3:10
A5 A Social Disease3:17
A6 A New World In Our Hearts3:44
A7 Libertarian Youth4:45
B1 L.B.W.3:00
B2 Kings Cross Etc.3:14
B3 Fucking Queer2:57
B4 Heavy Metal7:42
B5 The Reptiles From Sirius B5:37
B6 The Dispossessed3:04

A1 written in 1980

A2 lyrics written in 1983, music written in 1981

A3 lyrics and music written in 1982

A4 lyrics and music written about 1986

A5, A6 lyrics and music from 1981

A7 lyrics and music: 1981-1982

B1 lyrics: 1983; music: 1981

B2 lyrics: 1982; music: 1980

B3 music: 1982; lyrics: 1983

B4 lyrics & music: 1985

B5 music written in 1985, rewritten in 1986

B6 written in 1986

This is considered the 3rd album of the band, even though it was released after the 1st, the 2nd, the 4th, and the 5th.

Comes with two double-sided A3-sized inserts.

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