01. New glory
03. Red, white and blue
04. Robin Hood
05. Never surrender
07. The spirit can't be killed
08. Loyal and brave
09. We pay the price
10. We the people (Fly our flag)
Released by Rock-O-Rama in 1988.
After The uprise broke up both Matt Andrews and Rob Daly went on to form this band with their Philly friends Fran Sherlock on vocals and Todd Forkin on guitar. The band only lasted for about 2 years and this was their only release. The band was anti-communist, nationalists and pro-white but they never had any racist lyrics in their songs (and whatever their views where off-stage is none of my concerne).
If you're like me a fan of early right-winged US Oi! like Arresting officers and Stars & stripes this will be right up your alley. Musically and lyricly they are very close to AO and i guess the fact that the bandmembers never went on to form non-political bands like Limecell damned them to the racistfolder for all time.
Good music is always good music for me as long as it doesnt advocate hatecrimes or racism. And this is damn good Oi! that i think many people that are scarred of the "white devil" have missed.
Best track on the record is Sarge about a war veteran that now lives on the streets "A medal for his honor but no food for him to eat".
With a cocky cover like that and the great music that it contains this one could easily be one of my top records but on some songs like Never surrender they become a bit to "on the brink" for me.
Definitely not for the weakhearted or PC people.
STRAWBS - Sandy Denny And The LP 68 w Just A Collection Of Antiques And Curios LP 70 w From The Witchwood LP 71 w Grave New World LP 72 w The Best Of Strawbs w Bursting At The Seams LP 73 w Hero And Heroine LP 74 w Ghosts LP 75 w Nomadness LP 75 w Deep Cuts LP 76 w Burning For You LP 77 w Deadlines LP 78 w Strawbs By Choice LP
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