Negative Approach

Total Recall

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Total Recall is Negative Approach's complete discography -- essential '80s hardcore with an impact that will always feel extreme. Minor Threat and Bad Brains traveled similar loud/fast ground, but NA were a direct line to pure hate and anger. The band never sounds cartoonish, just stripped-down and mean, a sound that could have only come from Detroit. "Can't Tell No One," "Nothing," and just about every other studio track are hardcore anthems waiting to be discovered by the next confused kid who cannot stand a repressive world. The only lacking material on Total Recall comes from the live shows that round out the release. This is due to poor sound quality that makes them barely listenable, though the Stooges and Blitz covers are of historical note. The songs culled from the Touch and Go seven inch, the Process of Elimination compilation, and the Tied Down twelve inch however, are a powerful enough document to make Negative Approach matter well beyond the times that produced them.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 0:40 Spotify
2 1:24 Spotify
3 0:34 Spotify
4 0:14 Spotify
5 0:40 Spotify
6 1:51 Spotify
7 0:37 Spotify
8 1:02 Spotify
9 1:24 Spotify
10 0:57 Spotify
11 0:53 Spotify
12 1:33 Spotify
13 1:47 Spotify
14 2:34 Spotify
15 0:49 Spotify
16 2:19 Spotify
17 1:47 Spotify
18 1:06 Spotify
19 1:11 Spotify
20 2:40 Spotify
21 1:00 Spotify
22 1:19 Spotify
23 0:56 Spotify
24 1:04 Spotify
25 1:32 Spotify
26 0:48 Spotify
27 0:42 Spotify
28 3:38 Spotify
29
1:30 Spotify
30
0:45
31 0:59 Spotify
32
1:20 Spotify
33 1:46 Spotify
34 1:33 Spotify
35 1:01 Spotify
36
1:37 Spotify
37
2:45 Spotify
38
3:17 Spotify
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