De Brassers - 1979-1982 CD+DVD

De Brassers - 1979-1982 CD+DVD

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De Brassers are one of the most notorious bands in the Belgian new wave/punk history. With their no nonsense attitude they scared the shit out of the local catholic community of Hamont. De Brassers were a local mixture of the Sex Pistols (in the lowest gear) and Joy Division (they always performed a cover version of Joy Division’s Shadowplay), combining a criticism of bureaucracy and politics with experiences of psychological and existential tensions. The doomed sound they produced tells a lot about the dark atmosphere of the late seventies and early eighties: the fear of atomic bombs, cold war pessimism, police violence against squatters, the first cases of AIDS, and the grim years of Reagan & Thatcher.

The CD+DVD presented here takes you back to that time. All tracks of “En Toen Was Er Niets Meer” their first 7″ & the selftitled 12″ are here, as well as rare & unreleased tracks taken from live performances & the cassette “Levend”. If you’re in for a raw slice of Belgian history let de Brassers emerse you in a cold wave of punk.

Additionally to the compilation this release contains a documentary about De Brassers. Shot in black & white + colour by Chromasoom (Jan Weynants). +50 minutes of live footage and a great amount of interviews with (ex-) band members and people who were involved. English subtitles included!


CD-1 Kontrole 4:39
CD-2 En Toen Was Er Niets Meer 4:40
CD-3 Twijfels 4:14
CD-4 ??? (aka 'Ik Wil Eruit') 1:39
CD-5 Pijn 3:02
CD-6 They Wanted Us Away 3:57
CD-7 Sick In Your Mind 5:20
CD-8 The Scream 6:25
CD-9 He Lives In His Dreams 5:12
CD-10 If There Is Something 3:50
CD-11 Neo I (Rise And Fall) 4:21
CD-12 Neo II (I Wanna Be On My Own) 4:15
CD-13 Neo III (Living On The Edge) 4:14
CD-14 Neo VII (Lean On Me) 6:39
CD-15 I'm Not Afraid Of You 5:45
CD-16 I Lost Control Again 5:21
CD-17 My Night 6:21

DVD-1 The Documentary 50:33

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