1978 - The Year The UK Turned Day-Glo, Various Artists, 3CD

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Cherry Red
2nd August 2024


  • The 3CD set ‘1977: The Year Punk Broke’ examined the UK punk explosion in microscopic detail, prompting rave reviews, this follow up studied 1978 – or, to paraphrase the late, great Poly Styrene, The Year The UK Turned Day-Glo.
  • Over three glorious, packed-to-the-brim CDs, the sounds of 1978 witnesses the original punk template fractured into a dazzling day-glo riot of sub-genres: new wave, post- punk, proto-Oi, power-pop, punk poets, the mod revival, ska-punk, synth-oriented electronic/industrial music and a whole load of additional noises.
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