The CD version of Take It to the People contains the LP tracks with four bonus cuts culled from Gasoline's out of print debut 7" on Estrus. Coming all the way from the bustling port and market town of Yokkaichi, Japan, Gasoline delivers primitive American rock & roll with all the screaming, overmodulated fury of the typhoons that have been known to strike Yokkaichi. High priest of potent garage rock Tim Kerr engineered the whole glorious mess at his Sweatbox Studios in Austin, TX. This captures Gasoline primed and ready to deliver its intense rock & roll on a 2001 summer tour to the U.S. Here the bandmembers demonstrated the energy they were prepared to "take to the people" in the promised land of unrestrained hard rock that they have so deeply incorporated. This electric nightmare blues mixes well with Jon Spencer and Speedball Baby.
AllMusic Review by Tom Schulte