Swell Maps

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An album crammed full of rare & Unreleased tracks from the vaults of swell map founder Jowe Head.

• Swell Maps formed out of various bedrooms in the mid -70s and became the pioneers of DIY punk. 

• Swell Maps founding members were Nikki Sudden, Epic Soundtracks, Jowe Head & Phones Sportsman 

• Includes demo versions of 2 of the bands Singles “Dresden Style” & “Read about Seymour”.

• Exclusive Liner notes by Jowe Head 

• Exclusive artwork originally designed by Epic Soundtracks & Jowe Head in 1977

Tracklist

SIDE 1: 1976-77
1/Intro/Sweet and Sour extract
2/Almost Grown
3/City Boys (Dresden Style)
4/Sahara
5/One of the Crowd
6/Wireless
7/Ripped and Torn
8/God Save the Queen
9/Platinum Blind
10/Harvist
11/Gramofonica

Side 2: 1977
12/Read About Seymour
13/Shubunkin
14/Trade Kingdom
15/Pets’ Corner
16/Fashion Cult (Opaque)
17/Plankton
18/Johnny Seven
19/Below Number One
20/Plumbing/Radio Ten/Here’s the Cupboard
21/Organism
22/Sweet and Sour reprise

SIDE 3: 1978-79
23/Vertical Slum
24/Avalanche prelude
25/International Rescue
26/Deliferous Mistail
27/Armadillo
28/Avalanche part 2
29/Off The Beach

SIDE FOUR
30/Drop in the Ocean
31/Whatever Happens Next (acoustic)
32/Elegia pt.2
33/Bandits 1-5
34/Secret Choir
35/Big Cake Over America
36/Tibetan Bedsprings

Soundwave

https://youtu.be/o09p4jn-rNk