CRIME - SAN FRANCISCO'S DOOMED

CRIME - SAN FRANCISCO'S DOOMED

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: SUPERIOR VIADUC

Release date: 17/06/2022

Barcode: 0857661008780

Catalog no.: SV0000178

Item ID: 521193

The legend of Crime looms large among punk aficionados the world over. Formed in the mid-1970s, the band's dual-guitar sound, confrontational image and sleazed methodology still serve as inspiration decades later. With only a handful of singles released during their active lifespan, Crime's legacy grew significantly as archival recordings began to trickle out in the early 1990s. Of all these excavations, 'San Francisco's Doomed' was one of the first and certainly one of the most powerful. Culled from 1978-79 studio demos and rehearsal tapes, 'San Francisco's Doomed' captures the frenzy of Crime's sound in a fittingly loose, devil-may-care framework. Side one is a gloriously unpolished assault of classic, gutter-level punk with vicious live set staples like 'Feel The Beat' and 'Piss On Your Dog' taking marquee placement over the more well-known singles tracks. Side two finds Crime taking aim at the so-called new wave, augmenting their attack with ripped odes that bear the direct influence of science fiction and rockabilly on the group. Few recordings from US punk's first wave match the raw intensity heard on 'San Francisco's Doomed.' As Michael Stewart Foley writes in the liner notes, "Unimpressed with the once idealistic counter-culture and all the bands associated with it, Crime declared itself "San Francisco's First And Only Rock 'N' Roll Band." Dressed in police uniforms and driving sonic ice picks through listeners' eardrums with the volume cranked past 10, they looked more like a street gang that might take your wallet and slash your face with a switchblade just to watch you bleed. But despite the band's best efforts to stand apart, Crime could have come from nowhere else, at no other time."
SIDE 1:
01. Frustration
02. Crime Wave
03. I Knew This Nurse
04. San Francisco's Doomed
05. Rock'n'Roll Enemy No. 1
06. Piss On Your Dog
07. Feel The Beat
08. I Stupid Anyway
09. Twisted
10. Murder By Guitar
11. Instrumental Instrumental
SIDE 2:
01. Flyeater
02. Rockabilly Drugstore
03. Dillinger's Brain
04. Flipout
05. Emergency Music Ward
06. Monkey On Your Back
07. Yakuza
08. Rockin' Weird
09. Samurai

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