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THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | CHAPTER 249

FIRE U2 (1980-82) A1: I WILL FOLLOW (3:39); A2: FIRE (3:52). B1: GLORIA (4:13); B2: NEW YEAR’S DAY (5:33). CATEGORY: POP-ROCK | DURATION: 18 MINUTES A compilation of four 7-inch single tracks by U2, an Irish pop-rock band of the immediate “post-punk” era who were marked by quasi-religious visions…

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THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | CHAPTER 211

GRIP THE STRANGLERS (1977-78) A1: (GET A) GRIP (ON YOURSELF (4:02); A2: LONDON LADY (2:33); A3: SOMETHING BETTER CHANGE (3:34); A4: STRAIGHTEN OUT (2:47). B1: NO MORE HEROES (3:28); B2: FIVE MINUTES (3:18); B3: TANK (2:58); B4: NICE N’SLEAZY (3:13). CATEGORY: POP-ROCK | DURATION: 26 MINUTES The Stranglers were an abrasive UK garage-rock…

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THE ELECTRIC BIBLE | CHAPTER 209

COMPLETE CONTROL THE CLASH (1977-78) A1: CAPITOL RADIO (2:10); A2: 1977 (1:41); A3: COMPLETE CONTROL (3:14); A4: CITY OF THE DEAD (2:24); A5: CLASH CITY ROCKERS (3:50). B1: JAIL GUITAR DOORS (3:06); B2: (WHITE MAN) IN HAMMERSMITH PALAIS (4:01); B3: THE PRISONER (3:02); B4: PRESSURE DROP (3:27). CATEGORY: POP-ROCK | DURATION: 27 MINUTES Despite the spray-on iconography and amphetamine…

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