Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death

Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death

Original Release Date

1987

Release Information

US LP+7" 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 / VIRUS 57 APPENDAGE - A)
UK LP+7" 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 / VIRUS 57 APPENDAGE - A)
US CD 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 CD)
UK CD 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 CD)
UK CD 2001 (Decay Music - DKS-13CD). Remastered

1 Police Truck 2:23
2 Too Drunk To Fuck 2:38
3 California Über Alles 3:26
4 The Man With The Dogs 3:01
5 Insight 1:38
6 Life Sentence 2:38
7 A Child And His Lawnmower 0:54
8 Holiday In Cambodia 3:43
9 I Fought The Law 2:17
10 Saturday Night Holocaust 4:22
11 Pull My Strings 5:53
12 Short Songs 0:20
13 Straight A's 2:05
14 Kinky Sex Makes The World Go 'Round 4:17
15 The Prey 3:44
16 Night Of The Living Rednecks 5:10
17 Buzzbomb From Pasadena 2:20

Chart Placings

UK Indie Hit: 1, 27 wks
UK Chart Hit: 84, 2 wks

Credits

LP/CD:

Klaus Flouride - bass guitar, vocals
East Bay Ray - guitar, echoplex
D.H. Peligro - drums, vocals
Jello Biafra - vocals
Plus
Bruce Slessinger (a.k.a. Ted) - drums on 2,3,4,5,8,11,12,13,17
6025 - other guitar on 12 and 13

Executive Producer: Pippin Youth
From recordings produced by Geza X, Thom Wilson, Norm, Jello Biafra, Dead Kennedys, Elliot Mazer, Jim Keylor and all or none of the above
Mastered by Bernie Grundman

1: B-side of second single. Released in Spring 1980.
2: A-side of fourth single. Released Spring 1981.
3: A-side of first single. Released June, 1979 (Alternative Tentacles 95-41. Re-issued 1980 on Optional). Released the following October in the U.K. on Fast Products.
4: B-side of first single.
5: B-side of third single. Released fall, 1980.
6: B-side of Bleed For Me single. Released Summer, 1980.
7: Originally appeared on double album compilation Maximum Rock N Roll presents Not So Quiet On The Western Front.
8: A-side of second single. An alternative version appeared later on the 'Fresh Fruit For Rotting Vegetables' LP. Released Spring, 1980.
9: Originally intended for release as a flexi-disc in 1985 under the name 'Lily White Dan and the Hot Potatoes'. Later appeared on Rose 100, 'Play New Rose For Me' double LP compilation album.
10: B-side of 'Halloween' single. Released December, 1982.
11: Recorded live at BAM magazine's 3rd Annual Bay Area Music Awards at the Warfield Theater, San Francisco, March 25, 1980.
12 and 13: Originally appeared on "Can You Hear Me? Music From The Deaf Club" live compilation LP. Recorded March 3, 1979.
14: Originally appeared on Wargasm benefit compilation LP, released spring, 1982 by Pax U.K. Later appeared on P.E.A.C.E. benefit double album compilation released by RRadical, late 1984.
15: B-side of fourth single.
16: Recorded live by persons unknown at the Earth Tavern, Portland, Oregon, on November 19, 1979, while Ray was changing strings.
17: Produced by Biafra and Oliver Dicicco at Mobius Music Spring 1982

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Additional Credits on 2001 CD:

Digitally Remastered by John Cuniberti at The Plant Mastering, Sausalito, CA with East Bay Ray

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Additional Notes

The 2001 remaster was also issued in the US by Manifesto (MFO 42904).

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US CD 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 CD)

Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death - UK LP+7" 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 / VIRUS 57 APPENDAGE - A)Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death - UK LP+7" 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 / VIRUS 57 APPENDAGE - A)

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UK CD 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 CD)

Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death - UK CD 2001 (Decay Music - DKS-13CD)Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death - UK CD 2001 (Decay Music - DKS-13CD)

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