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UK Subs – Complete Riot (2020) CD

Band: UK Subs

Album: Complete Riot

Release Date:

Music Genre: Punk Rock

Label: New Red Archives

Release Country: United States

Record Type: 31 Tracks CD

The UK Subs were another group that emerged from the scene at The Roxy in London in 1977. Founder and Lead Vocalist Charlie Harper was playing in R&B and pub rock groups before being influenced by bands like The Damned to turn to punk.

The band initially started in 1976 as "The Subversives" with singer Charlie Harper. When the band line-up was based around Harper's growling Cockney vocals with Nicky Garratt on Guitar, Paul Slack on Bass and a variety of drummers they became the "U.K. subversives", later shortened to "U.K. Subs". Although adopting punk stylings, the bands work was still heavily influenced by R&B, albeit played fast. Their sound was most similar to Sham 69 or The Angelic Upstarts, although without the skinhead following

Whilst never having a big hit, several singles made the lower reaches of the Top 30 in the late 70s, including "Stranglehold", "Tomorrow's Girls", a cover of The Zombies classic "She's Not There" and "Warhead". The first two studio LPs "Another Kind of Blues" and "Brand New Age" also made the lower reaches of the album charts.

In 1983 Nicky Garratt left the band along with bass player Alvin Gibbs and then drummer Kim Wylie leaving Charlie Harper to recruit a whole new band.

Garratt would come back in and out of the line-up over the following 25 years whilst Charlie carried on touring and recording with an almos (...)

31 Tracks
1 Jump On It0:49
2 Your Ego1:13
3 War On The Pentagon Part 1 & 24:05
4 Quintessentials1:37
5 State Of Alert0:49
6 The Day Of The Dead1:25
7 AK472:20
8 Media Man1:33
9 Mouth On A Stick2:13
10 Outside Society1:47
11 Bitter & Twisted2:09
12 Accident Prone3:11
13 Killer Cops1:42
14 Psychosis1:47
15 Squat 962:41
16 Dunblane3:37
17 Cyberjunk2:32
18 Rebel Radio1:42
19 Power Corrupts1:25
20 Preacher1:04
21 Riot2:46
22 Chemical War1:01
23 Paradise Burning2:46
24 House Of Cards1:45
25 Human Rights1:35
26 Guilty Man2:02
27 Lost Not Found1:42
28 Music For The Dead3:19
29 Beggars & Bums2:29
30 My Little Red Book2:09
31 Flat Earth Society1:59

Digipak release. Recorded October 1996 at The Wally Sound, San Francisco, California.

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