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Neat Neat Neat: The Alternative Anthology
     

Neat Neat Neat: The Alternative Anthology

by The Damned
 
With countless Damned compilations issued over the years, what exactly differentiates 2004's Neat Neat Neat: The Alternative Anthology from the rest of the pack, you wonder? This three-disc set spotlights the Damned's earlier "punk" years on the first disc and their more melodic '80s era on the second, wrapping things up with a third disc of live material.

Overview

With countless Damned compilations issued over the years, what exactly differentiates 2004's Neat Neat Neat: The Alternative Anthology from the rest of the pack, you wonder? This three-disc set spotlights the Damned's earlier "punk" years on the first disc and their more melodic '80s era on the second, wrapping things up with a third disc of live material. Although it may never be actually proven that "New Rose" was the first-ever punk single (an honor it often gets tagged with), it still remains one hell of a punk classic, and kicks things off splendidly. And it's followed up in quick succession with two other Damned gems, the title track and "Stab Your Back," all off the group's 1977 debut, Damned Damned Damned. The second disc doesn't exactly measure up to the early years (tracks such as "Stranger on the Town" sound as if the group was trying to mimic the Jam), while the third disc features live renditions of such latter-day favorites as "Wait for the Blackout." Neat Neat Neat: The Alternative Anthology covers all the bases, but as an introduction, newcomers may be better off with one of the group's single-disc "best-of" sets or the group's aforementioned stellar debut, Damned Damned Damned.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/19/1996
Label:
Tocka Discos
UPC:
0740155091422
catalogNumber:
14

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Damned   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Damned   Producer,Vocal Group
John Lennon   Composer
Paul McCartney   Composer
Iggy Pop   Composer
Captain Sensible   Composer
Nick Mason   Producer
Roger Armstrong   Producer
Ron Asheton   Composer
Ray Burns   Composer
Paul Gray   Composer
Ed Hollis   Producer
Brian James   Composer
Nick Lowe   Producer
Millar   Composer
Chris Millar   Composer
Rat Scabies   Composer
Shel Talmy   Producer
Dave Vanian   Composer
Algy Ward   Composer
Hans Zimmer   Producer
Stooges   Composer
Tony Taverner   Engineer
David Alexander   Composer
Levine   Composer

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