The U.K. Subs entered the stage in 1976 and helped invigorate the Punk movement with their own brand of raucous rock – UK-styled! With a heavy revolving door of musicians, only Charlie Harper remains as an original member. It is fair to say that Alvin Gibbs, who came aboard in 1980, is still with the band. Over their band-span, they’ve released 22 albums, although the first three are what held the growing UK punk scene in thrall. With a Punk scene still with us, albeit in a more Pop form, the U.K. Subs remain as one of the classic bands of the original Punk era.

On November 12, a 2CD anthology set filled with 56 tracks will release to remind us of the excellence of the band’s early years with hit singles inclusions, and the swath of tracks from their after-peak years. The energy is still there even if the hit singles are not. The set is being called A Punk Rock Anthology – 1978-2017, covering 39 years of expressive music. It is being released via Edsel Records (UK).

A Punk Rock Anthology – 1978-2017 will be released on 2CD, DD, and color 140g-weight vinyl (individual red and yellow discs) that will offer 34-tracks. The 2LP package is planned for December 3.

A Punk Rock Anthology: 1978-2017U.K. Subs (tracks marked with * are on the 2LPs)

CD1
01 C.I.D. (Single Version) *
02 Live In A Car (Single Version) *
03 Stranglehold (Single Version) *
04 World War (Single Version)
05 Rockers (Single Version)
06 Tomorrows Girls (Single Version)
07 Scum Of The Earth *
08 Telephone Numbers
09 Crash Course *
10 She’s Not There *
11 Kicks (Single Version)
12 Warhead (Single Version) *
13 Brand New Age *
14 Barbie’s Dead
15 Emotional Blackmail *
16 Teenage (Single Version) *
17 Left For Dead *
18 New York State Police *
19 Party In Paris (Single Version) *
20 You Don’t Belong
21 Time And Matter
22 Keep On Running (Til You Burn) *
23 Plan Of Action *
24 Endangered Species *
25 Down On The Farm
26 Another Typical City
27 Flood Of Lies *
28 In The Wild

CD2
01 Anti-Warfare *
02 This Gun Says
03 Rock N Roll Savage
04 Motivator (Single Version) *
05 Drag Me Down
06 Another Cuba (Demo Version) *
07 Jodie Foster
08 Here Comes Alex *
09 Mohawk Radio
10 Darkness
11 DF 118 *
12 Bitter & Twisted
13 Riot *
14 UK Subversives
15 Reclaim The Street *
16 Drunken Sailor *
17 Devolution *
18 Soho
19 Fragile *
20 666Yeah *
21 Creation *
22 Hell Is Other People *
23 Monkeys
24 Sick Velveteen
25 Deconstruct *
26 Rebellion Song *
27 I’ve Got A Gun *
28 The Beast *

By MARowe

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