In the City

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Chris Woodstra
On their debut, the Jam offered a good balance between the forward-looking, "destroy everything" aggression of punk with a certain reverence for '60s beat and R&B. In an era that preached attitude over musicianship, the Jam bettered the competition with good pop sense, strong melodies, and plenty of hooks that compromised none of punk's ideals or energy, plus youth culture themes and an abrasive, ferocious attack. Even though the band would improve exponentially over the next couple of years, In the City is a remarkable debut and stands as one of the landmark punk albums.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Chris Woodstra
On their debut, the Jam offered a good balance between the forward-looking, "destroy everything" aggression of punk with a certain reverence for '60s beat and R&B. In an era that preached attitude over musicianship, the Jam bettered the competition with good pop sense, strong melodies, and plenty of hooks that compromised none of punk's ideals or energy, plus youth culture themes and an abrasive, ferocious attack. Even though the band would improve exponentially over the next couple of years, In the City is a remarkable debut and stands as one of the landmark punk albums.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/6/2005
  • Label: Cobraside
  • UPC: 766481266174
  • Catalog Number: 7689290
  • Sales rank: 10,780

Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Jam Primary Artist
Bruce Foxton Bass, Bass Guitar, Vocals, Group Member
Rick Buckler Drums, Group Member
Paul Weller Guitar, Keyboards, Vocals, Group Member
Bruce Foxlar Bass, Vocals
Technical Credits
Chris Parry Producer
Vic Smith Producer, Engineer
Bill Smith Cover Design, Sleeve Design
Martyn Goddard Original Photography
Simon Halfon Sleeve Remix
Pat Gilbert Liner Notes
Bill Airey Smith Art Direction, Original Sleeve Design
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