Brilliant compilation cd originally issued on vinyl in 1979 and giving a snapshot of the thriving Auckland punk rock scene at the time.CD issue has numerous extra tracks not on the original LP release.Comes with great 14 page insert with track details and essays.Features work by Phil Judd after leaving Split Enz.Also contains tracks featuring Brendan Perry of Dead Can Dance fame and 3 tracks by Toy Love featuring Chris Knox.25 tracks of REAL punk rock.
2.Suburban Reptiles-Coup D'Etat
Suburban Reptiles featured Buster Stiggs on drums who played previously with Neil Finn in 'After Hours'.Their first gigs were played on equipment borrowed from Split Enz.These 2 tracks feature Bones Hillman on bass who later formed the Swingers with Phil Judd (ex Split Enz) and who more recently has been the bassplayer in Australian band Midnight Oil.Phil Judd played guitar on track 16 as well as producing.Track 2 was produced by Tim Finn.
Scavengers changed their name to 'The Marching Girls' when they relocated to Australia and featured Ronnie Recent on bass and vocals.Ronnie's real name was Brendan Perry,who returned to England early in the 1980s and signed with 4AD records as 'Dead Can Dance'
5.Terrorways-Never been to borstal
6.Proud Scum-I am a rabbit
9.Terrorways-She's a mod
10.Swingers-Certain sound-Phil Judd and co's fantastic debut single
Toy Love featured Flying Nun legend Chris Knox on vocals,and fellow Tall Dwarf Alec Bathgate on guitar.
14.Primmers-You're gonna get done
15.Toy Love-Toy Love song
16.Suburban Reptiles-Saturday night stay at home
17.Proud Scum- Suicide 2
18.Terrorways-Short haired Rock'n Roll
20.Spelling Mistakes-Feel so good
21.Marching Girls-First in line
24.Spelling Mistakes-Hate me hate me
25.Marching Girls-True Love