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12 inch Vinyl Single.
Agitpop members have often described their approach to music as ‘a unique brand of fractured pop, derived from the dismantling of rock as we knew i. At the time Agitpop was making their first records, the description worked as a default definition of the approach to making music the band was taking, where provocative amalgam with strong melodic hooks and poignant lyrics. Po-Town Tea Party (TwinTone - 1989). On several songs additional players were featured on the albums.
It's about time I got around to doing a post on the humble Poughkeepsie, NY trio known as Agitpop, and from what I can surmise, this might be the only chunk of cyberspace I'll ever dedicate to them, as their back catalog is back in circulation, at least digitally. The Agits were one of the quirkier acts on the Twin/Tone Records roster, and an acquired taste at that. The loosest comparison I can conjure up is fIREHOSE. Like Mike Watt and Co, these crafty downstate New Yorkers offered agile playing chops within a mildly, jazz-informed post-punk construct
Agitpop regrouped in 2006 and are coming out with a new album this year (2007). They have started to tour again and are on the move with revival and survival tactics in line with punk and politics in sweep with the general guitar band revival being felt today (2007) internationally. Line Up John deVries, vocals, guitars, clarinet, various toys & percussion Rick Crescini, electric bass, Glockenspiel, melodica Mark LaFalce, drums and percussion, guitars, backup vocals
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|A||Forget Me Not
Written By – CresciniWritten-By – deVries*, Lafalce*
|B1||Not Great Men
Written-By – Gang Of Four
Written-By – Clapton*, Harrison*
NotesLabel contains "For promotional only. Not for sale"
"From the LP 'Stick It!'"
Limited to 500 copies
b/w cover of Gang of Four's Not Great Men and Harrison and Clapton's Badge
Timing of b-side tracks not listed.