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NEVERMIND THE DAY​-​GLO

by Rubella Ballet

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    Included in this download is a 12 page booklet that came with the CD release plus some pics, charts placing for the Ballet Dance EP
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  • Compact Disc (CD) + Digital Album

    Rubella Ballet's back catalog on CD, now very hard to find, these are the last 5 found in the depths of our publisher's warehouse as they are closing down and these are the last of this back catalog legacy.

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  • Full Digital Discography

    Get all 7 Rubella Ballet releases available on Bandcamp.

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality downloads of Planet Punk, 'RICH WITH OUR MONEY', Radio Sessions 1982 - 2018, Danger of Death LP, Ballet Bag & John Peel Sessions US Import, NEVERMIND THE DAY-GLO, and Day Glo Daze IMPORT Singles LP. , and , .

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42f 04:08
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Mescalito 04:36
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Mummy 03:15
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Plastic Life 02:53
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Go-Getters 03:51
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Cowboy Hero 04:16
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Thugs 03:09
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Sisters 04:04
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Love Potion 03:10
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Rainbow Love 03:24
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Animal House 02:44

about

A glorious collection that rounds up the very best of Rubella Ballet's mid-'80s output: a reminder to us all just how badly we needed the band at that time. England in general and punk in particular had turned a humorless gray by then, but you'd not have known that from catching sight of the Ballet, dressed up like the Sweet after a night out with Jackson Pollock, and sounding as savagely colorful as that description demands. Two full LPs, 1985's If and 1990's At the End of the Rainbow are included here, together with the singles "Arctic Flowers" and "42f," and the full 20-song feast is simply a riot of fun, hitting more highlights than most bands manage in their entire career, and dismissing, too, the popularly held belief that anarchopunk needed to be bad tempered to make its mark. This is the second anthology to emerge from the Rubella archive; Overground also covered the early years with Anarchy in the U.V. Taken together, they make the entire '80s seem a far happier place. Dave Thompson

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released September 2, 2014

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Rubella Ballet London, UK

Rubella Ballet formed in 1979 and toured with Crass and Poison Girls. Sid Truelove and Zillah Minx original founding members are booking gigs for 2023

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