Chip on My Shoulder is an adequate, but scarcely crucial overview of Cock Sparrer's '80s output, hitting on a handful of the highest points, but sadly overlooking too many more. The inclusion of four cuts from Live and Loud (newly reissued on the same label as Alive and Loud) further negate the album's worth, and anybody seeking an easy introduction to the work of one of Oi!'s most enduring staples should look further afield than this set.
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AllMusic Review by Dave Thompson