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Various - Optimism/Reject cd box

(Cherry Red Records)

Regular price $36.00

excellent compendium of UK D.I.Y. punk/post-punk from 1977-1981 with lots of hits and rarities

Tracklisting:

  1. MICHAEL’S MONETARY SYSTEM – Eater
  2. YOU’LL LOSE – The Drones
  3. LOVE LIES LIMP – Alternative TV
  4. FREEWAY – The Outsiders
  5. SUSPENDED SENTENCE – John Cooper Clarke
  6. O LEVELS – ‘O’ Level
  7. BLACK VELVET – Swell Maps
  8. OPTIMISM/REJECT – Patrik Fitzgerald
  9. HARD TIMES – Attrix
  10. NOBODY’S SCARED – Subway Sect
  11. WASHED UP – The Freshies
  12. CHARLES – Skids
  13. POLICE OPPRESSION – Angelic Upstarts
  14. NEUTRON BOMB – The Art Attacks
  15. MIXED UP WORLD – Victim
  16. AEROSOL BURNS – Essential Logic
  17. IT – The Tights
  18. THE DEMON – Punishment Of Luxury
  19. BINGO-MASTER – The Fall
  20. SITUATIONS VACANT – The Cravats
  21. IS AND OUGHT THE WESTERN WORLD – Scritti Politti
  22. WOLF – Prag VEC
  23. COOL – The Jerks
  24. HE’S FRANK – The Monochrome Set
  25. INTERNATIONAL – Thomas Leer
  26. FRUITLESS – Devil’s Dykes
  27. 01-01-212 – Vice Creems
  28. TIMES ENCOUNTER – Nigel Simpkins
  29. H-EYES – The Ruts
  30. LORD LUCAN IS MISSING – The Dodgems
  31. THE COMPETITION – Passage
  32. GIRL GETS NERVOUS – Nicky & The Dots
  33. I DON’T WANT TO WORK FOR BRITISH AIRWAYS – Scissor Fits
  34. COLD CITY – Spizzoil
  35. (I SAW) BATMAN (IN THE LAUNDERETTE) – The Shapes
  36. STEREO LOVE – Proles
  37. COMMUTER MAN – The Molesters
  38. HEATHEN – The Pack
  39. IN LOVE – The Raincoats
  40. SING SONG – The Tea Set
  41. MOTHER MOON – Artery
  42. THE ULTIMATE SYSTEM – Murder The Disturbed
  43. PLAYING GOLF (WITH MY FLESH CRAWLING) – The Family Fodder
  44. EVERY DAY I DIE – Frantic Elevators
  45. NAGASAKI’S CHILDREN – They Must Be Russians
  46. METAL SHEET – Second Layer
  47. COLD REBELLION – Metrophase
  48. I DON’T BELIEVE – Disturbed
  49. SUBCULTURE FASHION SLAVES – The Door And The Window
  50. GOD’S GOT RELIGION – The Steppes
  51. CHRISTINE KEELER – Gl*Xo Babies
  52. BOYS KEEP SWINGING – The Associates
  53. BEAUTIFUL PICTURES – ‘Fatal’ Microbes
  54. TOP OF THE POPS – Disco Zombies
  55. EXHIBITION – Pneumania
  56. DOMESTIC DEPARTURE – Au Pairs
  57. RECONSTRUCTION – English Subtitles
  58. THEM OR ME (EDIT) – Medium Medium
  59. CHOREOGRAPHY – Modern Eon
  60. CHANCE MEETING (Absolute Version) – Josef K
  61. ON THE AIR – The Lines
  62. MASOCHISTIC OPPOSITE – Mo-Dettes
  63. MINSTREL RADIO YOGHURT – Deep Freeze Mice
  64. YOU GET EVERYWHERE – The Chefs
  65. BLOODY – The Golinski Brothers
  66. HEY OPERATOR – The Lillettes
  67. ART NOUVEAU – The Bodies
  68. SHANGRI-LA – Nightmares In Wax
  69. OSCAR AUTOMOBILE – Weird Strings
  70. SELF EMPLOYED – Again Again
  71. FASHIONABLE JUNKIES – The Membranes
  72. AUTOPHAGOUS – Manic Jabs
  73. MODICHY IN ANERATION – Blancmange
  74. MYSTERE V’S – No Message
  75. THE FEELINGS MUTUAL – Eyeless In Gaza
  76. LEAN ON ME – Distributors
  77. CHIMNEYS – Tagmemics
  78. SHORT TIME – Rhythm Clicks
  79. GET – Blurt
  80. FINAL DAY – Young Marble Giants
  81. YOU GET WHAT YOU DESERVE – Charge
  82. THE DAMAGE DONE – Sisters Of Mercy
  83. POLITICS! – Girls At Our Best
  84. JUSTICE NOT VENGEANCE – A Popular History Of Signs
  85. COULD BE HER, COULD BE YOU – Thompson Twins
  86. EVERYTHING’S ROSES – Fire Engines
  87. MOTORWAY – Emma Sharpe
  88. THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING – The Red Squares
  89. MOTION – The Room
  90. SHOULD BE MORE IDEAL – The 49 Americans
  91. I REMEMBER – Cult Figures
  92. INSECT LOVE – The Higsons
  93. CHIPS FOR TEA – The Laughing Apple
  94. DEFEATED – The Legendary Pink Dots
  95. HOLIDAY SONG – Marine Girls
  96. THE RETURN – Normil Hawaiians
  97. ZIGZAGGING – The Reflections
  98. WHEN I SEE YOU – Sad Lovers And Giants
  99. DOMINO THEORY – To The Finland Station
  100. LAUNDERETTE – Vivien Goldman
  101. ETHICS – 23 Skidoo
  102. SHADES OF BLACK – Screen 3
  103. PLAN 9 FROM OUTER SPACE – The Happy Few
  104. BREAK THE ICE AT PARTIES – The Tesco Bombers
  105. I WANNA BE AROUND (PAUL) – …And The Native Hipsters