Nomeansno

One

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While Nomeansno has yet to reach the high watermark they did with Wrong, One comes pretty close. Their music is intense and heavy collegiate punk. They come right at the listener, intent on convincing them, bodily if necessary, of their honesty and urgency. The simple elements of their impressive sonic aura are heavily pounding drums and rhythmic guitar ready to bring forth bursts of noise. This album concludes with two stunning covers that only make sense coming from Nomeansno. First is the dark side of the Ramones, "Beat on the Brat," and a version of Miles Davis' "Bitches Brew" with lyrics that, while fitting, are guaranteed never to receive airplay.

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