This is a list of punk rock compilation albums. Compilation albums played a particularly vital role in the development of new punk rock bands, since relatively few local bands had a large enough audience to justify their own albums. 5 Album Studio Set. 1977 Revisited. Singles Box. The Singles (1991 The Clash album). The Singles (2007 The Clash album). Sound System (album). The Story of the Clash, Volume 1. Super Black Market Clash.
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Post-punk (originally called new musick) is a broad type of rock music that emerged from the punk movement of the 1970s, in which artists departed from the simplicity and traditionalism of punk rock to adopt a variety of avant-garde sensibilities and diverse influences
Post-punk lyrics could be scathingly political or absurdly nonsensical. There was an anger to much of the music, but it was often masked by a playfulness. There’s significant overlap here with the New Wave movement, but you won’t find bands like Duran Duran or even Elvis Costello 40. Cocteau Twins – Treasure (1984) The first full realization of the ethereal pop sound that this Scottish group was cultivating for the previous few years finally came to flower on their third album Treasure.
This album has a definitive concept, one that this overlooked band from Los Angeles presents in a way that feels as urgent as Crass at their most scorned, and as ambitious as the Pop Group at their most cathartic. The Freeze released two EPs, the first of which, In Colour, should be considered a classic of dark punk. The music on the first two tracks is gloomy and driving, but it's the third track, "Psychodalek Nightmares," that demonstrates the intense vibe and lyrical content that the band was going for, falling somewhere between Syd Barrett and Wire. PYLON, GYRATE (1980) Few bands can rival Gang of Four when it comes to infectiously danceable post-punk, so who would have thought that a humble band from Athens, G. would rise to the occasion?
Criteria: This list of Post-Punk Albums highlights the best examples of the genre. Albums were ranked considering influence, popularity (chart positions and sale figures), and critical acclaim. Siouxsie and the Banshees" and "Wire" were the first punk bands to explore experimental sounds, deeper lyrics, and conceptual songwriting.
After the punk revolution of 1977, a number of bands inspired by the . spirit and raw sound of punk were formed. However, instead of replicating the sound of the Sex Pistols, many of these bands forged into more experimental territory, taking cues from a range of artists and styles, such as Roxy Music, David Bowie (especially Low, Heroes and Lodger), disco, dub and Krautrock. The result was Post-Punk, a more adventurous and arty form of punk, no less angry or political but often more musically complex and diverse.