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U.S. Teens Are Spoiled Bums - Half Japanese* - Music To Strip By (Vinyl, LP, Album)

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  1. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Music To Strip By on Discogs/5(27).
  2. Music to Strip By, an Album by Half Japanese. Released in on 50 Skidillion Watts (catalog no. HALF 2; Vinyl LP). Genres: Post-Punk, Lo-Fi Indie, Indie Rock.
  3. Volume Two: collects three Half Japanese albums from the late '80s -- Music to Strip By, 's Charmed Life, and 's The Band That Would Be King -- and this music is far more accessible and conventionally melodic than anything on Volume One: , the first installment in Fire Records' reissue series.
  4. The year brought Half Japanese the greatest visibility of their career. Longtime fan Kurt Cobain -a champion of innocent, amateurish indie rock acts like The Vaselines and The Raincoats- invited Half Japanese to open the East Coast leg of Nirvana's 'In Utero' tour.A documentary film on Half Japanese, titled "The Band That Would Be King", after their recent album, was released to art-house.
  5. Half Japanese: U.S. Teens Are Spoiled Bums organ — Half Japanese: Music to Strip By: banjo "Ancient Life" Bongos, Bass & Bob Never Mind The Sex Pistols, Here's Bongos, Bass, and Bob (What on Earth Were They Thinking???) accordion "Walkin' in the Park" horns "Die Tryin' to Escape" percussion "Rent Control (Our Life Together)" slide guitar.
  6. It's a vinyl rip for ya. This is pretty easy listening so far as Half Japanese goes and includes their one "hit", U.S. Teens Are Spoiled Bums, a minor college radio staple back then. Also great are Sex At Your Parents' House and the closer, My Sordid Past. Nice, (very) short, nearly perfect pop songs.
  7. * "Music To Strip By" () -- () re-release has bonus tracks * "U.S. Teens Are Spoiled Bums" 7" () * "Charmed Life" () * "Real Cool Time/What Can I Do/Monopoly EP" () * "the Band That Would Be King" () * "We Are They Who Ache with Amorous Love" () * "T For Texas/Go Go Go Go" 7" () * "Everybody Knows, Twang 1 EP" ().
  8. Half Japanese – Half Japanese Volume 2 – Triple LP £ £ The Fire Records Half Japanese reissue series continues with the second volume, covering the three releases of ‘Music to Strip By’, ‘Charmed Life’ and ‘The Band That Would Be King’ released one a year from to
  9. Half Japanese's seven-inch U.S. Teens Are Spoiled Bums (50 Kazillion Watts) combines two of the most enduring compositions on Music To Strip By--the aforementioned "Silver and Katherine" and the aforementioned "U.S. Teens Are Spoiled Bums" with two non-LP Bs that would have hyped same: "Patty Hearst," which beats Camper Van's "Tania," and.

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