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The Ruts ‎– The Crack (1979, Virgin)


Media NM
Sleeve VG+

Format : LP
Cat N° : 2933 791
Style : New Wave, Punk

Original french 1979 pressing.

In 1977, it made headlines, but within two years, the punk movement was in decline. The Sex Pistols had disbanded, and The Clash was focused on making it big in America. Young people in Britain were becoming drawn to new, grassroots movements such as 2-Tone and the mod revival. However, in June 1979, The Ruts, a quartet from West London, breathed new life into punk with their memorable second single “Babylon’s Burning.” This urgent and powerful anthem, which tackled the issue of racist-related violence, quickly rose to the top 10 charts in the UK, giving listeners a preview of what to expect from their upcoming album, “The Crack.”

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A1 – Babylon’s Burning
A2 – Dope For Guns
A3 – S. U. S.
A4 – Something That I Said
A5 – You’re Just A…
A6 – It Was Cold
B1 – Savage Circle
B2 – Jah War
B3 – Criminal Mind
B4 – Back Bitter
B5 – Out Of Order
B6 – Human Punk

Weight 0,23 kg