Pigbag

Discology: The Best of Pigbag

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Formed in 1980 by Chris Hamlyn, Roger Freeman, Chris Lee, James Johnstone, Chip Carpenter, Mark Smith, Ollie Moore, and former Pop Group member Simon Underwood, this U.K. post-punk group existed for a little over three years and made a significant impact on the new wave sound. During this prolific period the group cut numerous singles and two albums that fused punk, funk, disco, Afro-beat, and ska influences. Of their available works, their 12" singles were all underground classics and this collection puts these high-energy funk and dub tracks on one CD. Most are alternate versions and 12" mixes. These cuts fare well over time and will appeal to fans of A Certain Ratio, the Pop Group, and the Slits' post-punk- funk sound.

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