Working And Shopping
- Title: Working And Shopping
- Artist: Tools You Can Trust
- Label: Burka For Everybody
- Format: LP
- Genres: 1980's, Rock, No Wave, Avant Garde, Post-Punk, Industrial, Percussion
- Price: €14,50EU (incl. 19% VAT)€12,18non-EU
Excellent post punk / industrial / no wave from this underrated and overlooked band from Manchester (1982-86). Creating music from a mixture of drums and metal percussion, with only minimal use of guitars, and strongly politicised lyrics.
"They came from the Hulme district of Manchester and the group essentially comprised the duo of Stedman and Ward with other members coming and going throughout their career, which also included three sessions for John Peel’s Radio 1 show.
“The hillbilly howling of Alan Vega turned into a tight, monochrome cockney mantra giving an answer to the New York no wave. However, they claimed they came from the tradition that Link Wray and Duane Eddy had started. This space showed up in the rigid structure of his songs. They came from Manchester and they came before the dance scene emerged from Manchester. Anyway, you can dance to their songs, or rather hit and dance, that is. Here you have a compilation with his first 7” and some Peel Sessions you can hear for the first time.” Review by Elvis Von Doom
Remastered in Sountess Studio / LP 180 gr / Download code inside."