Various ‎– Permanent Wave

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Subtitled on some editions as: A collection of tomorrow's favorites by today's bands on yesterday's vinyl

This US compilation collects singles released by CBS in the UK and showcases the new-wave sound. The last track, credited to The Spikes, is the work of Bruce Harris, an A&R executive at Epic at the time and was included in recognition and appreciation of his belief in the new wave scene.

Tracklist

After The Fire One Rule For You 3:23
Kursaal Flyers Television Generation 2:39
The Cortinas Heartache 3:09
New Hearts Just Another Teenage Anthem 1:57
The Diodes Red Rubber Ball 2:36
The Only Ones Another Girl, Another Planet 2:59
Masterswitch Action Replay 3:03
The Vibrators Judy Says (Knock You In The Head) 2:12
The Only Ones Lovers of Today 3:13
The Spikes (5) High Heel, Big Deal 3:45

Versions (4)

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
JE 36136 Various Permanent Wave(LP, Comp) Epic JE 36136 US 1979 Sell This Version
JE 36136 Various Permanent Wave(LP, Comp) Epic JE 36136 Canada 1979 Sell This Version
ELPS 4033 Various Permanent Wave(LP, Comp) Epic ELPS 4033 Australia 1979 Sell This Version
JE 36136 Various Permanent Wave(LP, Comp, Promo) Epic JE 36136 US 1979 Sell This Version

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