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  Angelic Upstarts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The "Upstarts" (as they are commonly referred) formed in South Shields, North-East England in 1977.
Angelic Upstarts studio releases span the years between 1977 and 2002.
In 2005 the DVD Angelic Upstarts Live: Solidarity was released.
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 Hiljaiset Levyt: PUNKNET 77 - Angelic Upstarts
Angelic Upstarts scored the first of their seven U.K. singles chart hits with I'm an Upstart (number 31) and the first of four charting LPs with Teenage Warning (produced by Sham 69s Jimmy Pursey) in 1979.
Although Upstarts were formed so early as 1977 and did play melodic but angry punk - like Sham 69s and UK Subs - they were for a reason or another involved in Oi movement - and did get part of the skinhead troubles (=violence in gigs) in early 1980s.
Angelic Upstarts have broke up several times but always Mensi has formed a new Angelic Upstarts - he is the only original member of the band and there have been dozens of musicians in the band.
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 TrouserPress.com :: Angelic Upstarts
With the commanding Mensi (Tommy Mensforth) as singer and spokesperson, the Angelic Upstarts came down from Newcastle in 1978 — after self-releasing a powerful and controversial protest single, "The Murder of Liddle Towers" — and found a patron in Sham 69's Jimmy Pursey, who produced their first album.
is the Upstarts' great leap forward, a blend of angry socio-political lyrics with a controlled and melodic rock attack (broken on the title track with a reggae digression and on the a cappella folk ballad, "Geordies Wife") that is punky only in Mensi's unpolished bellow and the band's gang-shouted backing vocals.
As modern electric folksingers, the Upstarts' unprepossessing but palatable musical approach may be excused in consideration of the lyrics' good intentions: simplicity is in direct proportion to the sincerity.
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 Angelic Upstarts - History Part 2
The Angelic Upstarts were a great band who saw the possibilities of punk, were genuinely of the people and could/should have been even greater.
And to further muddy the race waters and try to convey that politics and life isn't all fl and white and that being working class didn't mean you were some prized ideal or free from bigotry here is an old interview with the boys complete with dodgy humour so don't take things too seriously.
The Angelic Upstarts were formed in South Shields after the initial punk explosion had hit London.
www.punk77.co.uk /groups/angelicupstartshistory2.htm   (2395 words)

 popular music: upstarts (independent yugoslavia collection)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Upstarts were, as anyone reading this should know, one of the founding bands of the entire Oi movement.
There are, of course, half a dozen Upstarts collections on a welter of labels not to mention a stack of shoddy Greatest Hits Live cash-ins.
26 best of live tracks from Cockney Rejects and Angelic Upstarts, both albums were originally released on the Link records Live And Loud series on vinyl only so this is the first time they have been available on a compact disc format.
www.very-clever.com /music/upstarts   (690 words)

 Oi! - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
bands included Cock Sparrer, the Cockney Rejects, Angelic Upstarts, and Sham 69, although some of them were around for years before the word Oi!
However, none of the original streetpunk bands promoted racism, and some, such as the Angelic Upstarts, were associated with the left wing and anti-racist campaigns.
The band's early material is often considered Oi!, but by the mid-1980s Skrewdriver was leading a neo-Nazi rock scene, distancing itself from Oi!
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oi!   (866 words)

 angelic upstarts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
ANGELIC UPSTARTS Still From The Heart -- (UK CD album reissue + 7 bonus tracks)...
ANGELIC UPSTARTS Teenage Warning -- (UK CD album reissue of debut + ultra rare bonus tracks)...
ANGELIC UPSTARTS We Gotta Get Out Of This Place -- (UK CD reissue of second album + bonus tracks)...
www.opalmusic.com /a_to_z/angelicupstarts.htm   (59 words)

 Angelic Upstarts MP3 Downloads - Angelic Upstarts Music Downloads - Angelic Upstarts Music Videos
But by this point, the Upstarts had embraced a larger sonic palette.
Tentative new wave influences, inflections of dub, and expressive horn sections are all over the album, which often make it sound like Joe Jackson's 1980s pop experiments or the dark social pop of Matt Johnson and The The.
In the thoughtful "Soldier," the Upstarts personify one British infantryman caught up in Ireland's never-ending civil war.
www.mp3.com /albums/23339/summary.html   (425 words)

 Angelic Upstarts - A punk history with pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Angelic Upstarts - A punk history with pictures
The Angelic Upstarts were formed in South Shields, North-East England in mid 1977.
Influenced by bands such as The Clash and The Sex Pistols, they were a meeting of working class ideology and musical aspiration.
www.punk77.co.uk /groups/angelicupstarts.htm   (101 words)

 Angelic Upstarts >> Aversion.com
An outspoken critic of the government -- the band once glorified an IRA attempt to bomb government officials -- the act speaks out in favor of working-class struggles.
The band's popularity would make it one of the most watched bands of its kind, as its music quickly moved out of the street-rock confines to explore ska, rocksteady and folk forms, all infused with punk energy and insolence.
The Upstarts splintered in 1986, though have had several short-lived reunions since.
www.aversion.com /bands/angelicupstarts   (193 words)

 Angelic Upstarts : Teenage Warning - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Years after its release, Teenage Warning still crackles with the punk energy that infused it.
Gang-shouted choruses and references to A Clockwork Orange confirm that the Upstarts were forerunners of Oi!
However, alongside bar-room gems like "I'm an Upstart" and "Leave Me Alone," are socially conscious compositions that give the band their identity.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,43966,00.html   (202 words)

 Capital City by Angelic Upstarts: Song Music Downloads
Sorry, at this time no downloads have been found for "Capital City" on album We Gotta Get out of This Place.
Check the albums tab for other downloads from Angelic Upstarts.
Sorry, at this time no streams have been found for "Capital City" on album We Gotta Get out of This Place.
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 Amazon.com: Angel Dust: Music: Angelic Upstarts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
If you want a great compilation of the Angelic Upstarts, buy this along with "Who Killed Liddle" on Recall.
So here we have the essential Murder of Liddle Towers followed by the hooky chants from the first couple of Zonophone albums, wrapped up with killers like Solidarity, Never Say Die, and Woman in Disguise when Paul Thompson, at the time a recent outcast from Roxy Music, brought his demonic thumping to the Upstarts' output.
Lead singer Mensi had great Left instincts, and even if his anthemic England, included here, did become a National Front anthem, the Upstarts were always on the side of good.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B000006Z3F?v=glance   (627 words)

 Angelic Upstarts Tabs: 15 Tabs Total @ 911Tabs - Tabs Search Engine
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 Amazon.com: Angelic Upstarts:Solidarity Angelic U: DVD: Angelic Upstarts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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 MusicMoz - Bands and Artists: A: Angelic Upstarts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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 Rolling Stone : Angelic Upstarts: Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
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