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Soul Jazz Records Presents Punk 45: There Is No Such Thing As Society

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Soul Jazz Records’ new album ‘Punk 45: There Is No Such Thing As Society’ is the second volume in their ‘Punk 45’ series, released to follow on from Soul Jazz Records’ recent massive deluxe 400 page ‘Punk 45s’ cover art book edited and compiled by Jon Savage (author of the seminal book on punk, ‘England’s Dreaming’) and Stuart Baker (founder of Soul Jazz Records). While the first album in this series, ‘Punk 45: Kill The Hippies! Kill Yourself!’, focused on underground punk in America, this album charts the rise of punk and post-punk in Britain in the years 1977-81.

This new ‘Punk 45’ album features a collection of seminal, classic, obscure and rare punk and post-punk singles from the likes of The Art Attacks, The Mekons, TV Personalities, Swell Maps, and many more, charting the rise of independent music and Do It Yourself culture that exploded in Britain in the wake of punk.

The album comes complete with text, biographies on each of the bands, exclusive photos and original record artwork.


The Users - Sick Of You
Art Attacks - Neutron Bomb
Johnny Moped - Incendiary Device
The Jermz - Powercut
Mekons - 32 Weeks
The Rings - I Wanna Be Free
The Now - Development Corporations
Killjoys - Johnny Doesn’t Want To Go To Heaven
Disturbed - I Don’t Believe
Television Personalities - Part Time Punks
Puncture - Mucky Pup
The Lines - White Night
The Scabs - Leave Me Alone
Cravats - You’re Driving Me
Swell Maps - Real Shocks
The Nerves - TV Adverts
Eric Random - 23 Skidoo
O Levels - East Sheen
Josef K - Radio Drill Time
The Cigarettes - They’re Back Again, Here They Come
The Shapes - Wot’s For Lunch Mum
The Freeze - For J. P. S.
Roses Are Red - Can't Understand
Prefects - Going Through The Motions

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