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Gang Of FourDamaged Goods / Love Like Anthrax / Armalite Rifle

Label:Fast Product – FAST 5
Format:
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single
Country:UK
Released:
Genre:Rock
Style:New Wave

Tracklist

ADamaged Goods3:35
B1Love Like Anthrax3:17
B2Armalite Rifle3:05
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Notes

Recorded at Cargo Studios, Rochdale on 28/29 June 1978 (16 track).
Labels read 'Fast 5/Side 1' and 'Fast 5/Side 1 as well', respectively.

There were two pressings:
First pressing (this one, pre-EMI involvement ):
Reverse of sleeve mentions "dp delga press limited" on the left hand fold but no catalogue number. Slot in top of sleeve is long with straight edges. Record label is white with black text. No mentioning of EMI Music Ltd.
Damaged Goods (3.35) / Love Like Anthrax (3.17) / Armalite Rifle (3.05)as per labels.
Runout groove message: A: A SPIKEY SPECTACULAR
Early copies also included a sticker.

Second pressing:
Omits the "dp ..." text, but adds the catalogue number (FAST 5) in the top left corner.
Slot in top of sleeve is short and curved.
Red record labels with yellow stars and "FAST Product" in yellow arrow, mentioning EMI Music Ltd. (publishing company) and including these messages:
A: HISTORICAL PRODUCT ... HISTORY CATCHES UP WITH YOU
B: A PRODUCT OF HISTORY ... YOU CATCH UP WITH HISTORY
Track times listed as 3.34, 3.18 and 3.03.
No runout groove message.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout etched): FAST 5-1 EG A SPIKEY SPECTACULAR
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout etched): FAST 5-1 AW1 EG

Other Versions (5)

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
New Submission
Damaged Goods / Love Like Anthrax / Armalite Rifle (7", 45 RPM, Single, Short, curved slot)Fast ProductFAST 5UK1978
Recently Edited
Damaged Goods / Love Like Anthrax / Armalite Rifle (7", 45 RPM, Single, Reissue)Fast ProductFAST 5UK1980
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Damaged Goods / Love Like Anthrax / Armalite Rifle (7", 45 RPM, Single, Promo, Reissue)Fast ProductFAST 5UK1980
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Damaged Goods / Love Like Anthrax / Armalite Rifle (7", 45 RPM, Single, Reissue)Fast ProductFAST 5UK2022
New Submission
Damaged Goods (7", 45 RPM, Single, Reissue, Test Pressing)Fast ProductFAST 54UK2022

Reviews

  • martinjanet's avatar
    martinjanet
    Hard to believe just how fresh and dynamic this sounded at the time. Far better than the album versions.
    • Fredrick_49's avatar
      Fredrick_49
      In runout groove side 1: "A Spikey Spectacular." Printed on label in cursive,Side 1, "3m 35secs."

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