Compared with copper blue i thought zen arcade sounded terrible and never even made it through a couple of songs. Mp3 is a digital audio format without digital rights management drm technology. Each of its sides is a distinct chapter with its own temperature and architecture. Zen arcade tells the story of a young boy who runs away from an unfulfilling home life, only to find the world outside is even worse. Husker du grant hart, greg norton and bob mouldthree st. The character briefly joins the military chartered trips, turns to religion hare krsna, and seems to find a tenuous peace through love somewhere before losing his. Nov 02, 2012 during this period the bands skills grew geometrically, starting with the quadrophenialike rock opera zen arcade and culminating with flip your wig, one of the bestrealized powerpop albums. First and foremost, its a sprawling concept album, even if the concept isnt immediately clear or comprehensible.
Lost songs, lost highways, and the search for the next american music, longtime pitchfork staffer amanda petrusich hoped to nudge our. Licensed to youtube by the orchard music on behalf of sst records. Husker du savage young du 4lp3cd 2017 discussion in music corner started by devotional, jul 15, 2017. View other items by this artist view other items on this label. About zen arcade husker dus second fulllength studio album and its first for sst records. All the more remarkable when you consider that it was made on less than a shoestring, much of it recorded live, despite the backdrop of political pro u.
In 1984, sst released husker dus zen arcade, generally considered the bands highwater mark. I was very much into bobs later band, sugari loved the huge guitar sound and overall heavy handed production. The album is a concept record about a boy who runs away from home to escape a difficult. Punkhardcore trio who were formed in minneapolis, minnesota, usa, in 1979. Husker du was an american rock band formed in saint paul, minnesota, in 1979. Zen arcade is best savored not as a cd and for heavens sake not as a download but in the old, cardboardandvinyl package. Both bob mould and grant hart abandoned the strict fast, hard, loud rules of hardcore punk with their songs for zen arcade.
Thats not likely to happen soon with the case of zen arcade. Of the many fantastic american indie guitar albums released in 1984, husker du s zen arcade is arguably the best. This album is not how i originally remembered husker dus lasthurrah. This show took place just a few weeks before the release of zen arcade. Id have to say new day rising is my favourite husker du album followed by candy apple, then zen. Eight miles high by the byrds, covered by husker du. Husker du never talking to you again lyrics genius lyrics.
Husker du zen arcade and new day rising download torrent. During this period the bands skills grew geometrically, starting with the quadrophenialike rock opera zen arcade and culminating with flip your wig, one of the bestrealized powerpop albums. Now that ive covered all the bases, time to present you with my end of year, bfd upload, with 2011s entry coming in the form of a three disk boot of husker dus seminal, 1984 tourdeforce. Theyre all solid, but i must admit i dont particularly care for the hardcore, land speed record, a little too abrasive for my tastes. Bob mould husky, yet all sunshine at the fillmore noise pop. This huskers song written by drummer grant hart is a daring move for a hardcore punk band, an acoustic ballad. There would be a completly different scene for the poppunk bands like blink182, green day, etc. Use this information freely, but please give credit. There was a lot of really good songs on it, but much like zen arcade, there was some filler on it. Husker du, zen arcade, double album, aggressive rock productionen, 801639, july 1984, frg.
Bookended by flip your wig and metal circus, a brilliant sevensong ep from 1983, these four records represent, easily, the most potent 1234 punch in the annals of indie music. Shop for vinyl, cds and more from husker du at the discogs marketplace. Husker du complete discography the living end granary music. Husker du are a great band, and this is a classic album. Aresa, cmrra, latinautor, latinautor warner chappell, bmg rights management us, llc, latinautor sonyatv, and 5 music. Written by grant hart, it is the 22nd track on their 1984 double album zen arcade. Following the experimental intensity of zen arcade, the bands followup opened up sunny skies. Banned by radio stations for its drug references, the title and lyrics also refer to the byrds flight to the uk for a 1965 tour and their mixed reception on arrival adulation from fans, hostility from rivals. Appropriately titled, this marks a massive change in the band, who have shed most of their hardcore foundations in favour of pop melodies, incredible songwriting, and anthemic choruses. Husker du database summary discography with links to longform discography author.
It offers the most current and comprehensive bob mould information available to new media fans. I do not actually have copies of all the tapes and cdrs listed. Paul teenagers whod go on to become the most heralded trio of the american punk underground. The rock and roll hall of fame placed turn on the news on its list of 500 songs that shaped rock and roll. Something i learned today broken home, broken heart never talking to you again chartered trips dreams recurring indecision time hare krsna beyond the threshold pride ill never forget you the biggest lie whats going on masochism world standing by the sea somewhere one step at a time pink turns to blue newest industry. Entao seguem os cinco melhores discos da banda, zen arcade. The antagonistically long, spastically eclectic zen arcade is about growing out of where youre from and into a form you dont yet fit.
Later i picked up zen arcade to reinvestigate husker du. Albums include zen arcade, new day rising, and flip your wig. Despite the cacophony, the byrds tune remains audible, presaging the direction that the band would take in their next two, classic albums, 1984s zen arcade and 1985s new day rising, both of which would retain the volume of their earlier work but with melodies more clearly detectable within the torrent of. Of the many fantastic american indie guitar albums released in 1984, husker dus zen arcade is arguably the best. After that they churned out three masterpieces zen arcade, new day rising, and flip your wig in two years. The first outofstate band on californias sst records, husker du first released the metal circus ep which firstshowed husker du s signs of greatness.
Husker du, new day rising, album, sst, sst031, 14 jan. Husker du zen arcade demos, outtakes, rehearsals 1983. Reaganism sloganeering in the media and british second invasion twaddle dominating the u. Husker du which means do you remember in danish and norwegian, but is actually spelt without diaereses mixed pop and punk music and consisted of guitaristvocalist bob mould, bassist greg norton and drummervocalist grant hart. Zen arcade dei grandiosi husker du e uno degli album piu influenti nella storia del hardcore punk, nonche uno dei principali precursori delle sonorita alternative rock diffusesi poi ampiamente negli anni 90. Husker du zen arcade vinyl, lp, album at audiophileusa. Warehouse doesnt have the singleminded sense of purpose or eccentric sprawl of zen arcade, but as a collection of songs, its of the first order. Join the fun as two grownup punks reckon with the good, the bad, and the wtf of a hardcore staple theyd missed until long after their best pitting years. The byrds 1966 original eight miles high was a classic example of their jangly, psychedelic folk rock and their last us top 20 hit. Most are in circulation among traders, but many, at the request of the artists, are not. Because our mp3s have no drm, you can play it on any device that. Studio albums 6 eps 1 lives 2 grindcore grunge garage rock postpunk punk rock hardcore punk powerviolence posthardcore folk rock pop power pop free jazz. Lost songs, lost highways, and the search for the next american music, longtime pitchfork.
However and unfortunately, onethird of husker du has died. Husker du, savage young du through the 80s, minneapolis threepiece husker du helped broaden the ambitions and parameters of punk rock. Page of 29 zen arcade is husker du s most intense, ambitious, rewarding double album that sounds totally unique, timeless, and a near flawless listen after all these years and also marks a new beginning for one of rock n rolls greatest bands. Its the record that exploded the limits of hardcore and what it could achieve. Through the 80s, minneapolis threepiece husker du helped broaden the ambitions and parameters of punk rock. The song was never released as a single, but is considered one of their best songs.1545 1288 815 1452 1100 1397 790 1291 1257 494 863 73 1127 1099 976 635 785 1221 526 139 1685 703 1527 218 243 221 1367 1333 682 882 382 568 1042 1365