The Shake Some Action series returns with the first two volumes of the long out-of-print collection of power pop, mod and new-wave rarities from 1975-1986, on vinyl for the first time. Each of the original CD's 24 tracks are split across two vinyl editions, featuring a dozen rare tracks on each. Volume 1.1, presented here, focuses on the UK and Volume 2.1 (SSA 002LP), focuses on the USA.
All killer, no filler - eschewing the obvious genre names, instead digging deep and turning up gems galore. A dozen tunes drenched in melody, youthful adrenaline and power chords. Volume 1.1 is dedicated to bands from the UK and includes such classic tracks as Seventeen's "Don't Let Go", The Invaders's "Best Thing I Ever Did", and The Kick!'s "Let's Get Back Together", alongside nine more tracks you are meant to be play loud and shout along with. Also features: The Boyfriends, The Distractions, Last Stand, Really 3rds, The Donkeys, Slowguns, Tonight, and Tours. Includes a full color sleeve, plus an insert with extensive liner notes by Alan Fleagle. Edition of 500.
A1 - The Invaders - Best Thing I Ever Did (New Future)
A2 - The Boyfriends - I'm In Love Today
A3 - The Distractions - It Doesn't Bother Me
A4 - Last Stand - Just A Number
A5 - Really 3rds - Everyday, Everyway
A6 - Seventeen - Don't Let Go
B1 - The Donkeys - Don't Go
B2 - Slowguns - TV Movie
B3 - The Stowaways - I Wanna Be Me
B4 - Tonight - Money That's Your Problem
B5 - Tours - Tourist Information
B6 - The Kick! - Let's Get Back Together