The Vibrators

Demos and Rarities

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The Demos and Rarities LP may be only for fans who already know the regular studio stuff (unlike the live LP, which could be anyone's fine intro!), but it has its merits too. The cover of the Beatles' "Day Tripper" with a small smidgen of Syd Barrett-era Pink Floyd's "Interstellar Overdrive" is a nice treat -- again, Vibrators style, with guitarist Knox going all over the place -- and songs such as "Ready Steady Go" (not the Generation X song) show they weren't running out of snappy tunes. The original version of "Whips and Furs" (titled "Dance to the Music") is another plus, and everything is nicely down'n'dirty -- words and music!

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 02:29 Amazon
2 02:57 Amazon
3 02:11 Amazon
4 03:01 Amazon
5 02:33 Amazon
6 03:41 Amazon
7 03:47 Amazon
8
04:19 Amazon
9 04:02 Amazon
10 02:04 Amazon
11 01:43 Amazon
12 01:56 Amazon
13 01:50 Amazon
14 03:14 Amazon
15 01:31 Amazon
16
02:24 Amazon
17 01:48 Amazon
18 02:47 Amazon
19 02:26 Amazon
20 01:57 Amazon
21 01:53 Amazon
22 03:28 Amazon
23
04:56 Amazon
24 03:01 Amazon
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