U.X.A. - Illusions Of Grandeur

U.X.A. - Illusions Of Grandeur

Original Release Date

1981

Release Information

US LP 1980 (Posh Boy - PBS 104) - pre-release version

1 Paranoia Is Freedom
2 No Time
3 UXA
4 Hand In Glove
5 I Don't Lose Sleep
6 You Saw Me
7 Tragedies
8 Sister Godfrieda
9 Innocent Bystander
10 Non-Fiction
11 Immunity
12 Death From Above

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US LP 1981 (Posh Boy - PBS 104)

1 Paranoia Is Freedom
2 No Time
3 UXA
4 Hand In Glove
5 I Don't Lose Sleep
6 Tragedies
7 Sister Godfrieda
8 Innocent Bystanders
9 Non-fiction
10 Death From Above

Chart Placings

None

Credits

PBS 104:

De De Troit - vocals
Billy Southard - guitar
Patrick O'Sullivan - Bass
Richie O'Connell - drums

Latin chant on "Death from Above" by Elizabeth Winchell and De De Troit
Band name U.X.A. (United Experiments of America) by Michael Kowalsky (1952-1978)

Basic tracks recorded at Media Art, Hermosa Beach.
Engineered by Spot.
Further recording at Music Lab, Silverlake and Brian Elliot Recording.
Engineered by Glenn Felt, directed by Alec Murphy.
Mixed by David Hines at Startrack, West Hollywood and Brian Elliot Recording.
Mastered by Stan Ross at Gold Star, Hollywood.
Produced by St Jude
Executive Producer: Robbie Fields

Reviews & Opinions

GRANT MINER, SMASH IT UP, 1981: One of the best hardcore bands around. Powerful lyrics, singing, and playing. Like the Adolescents, this record shows that punk can be both aggressive and progressive.

Additional Notes

Pre-release editions do not include 'You Saw Me' and 'Immunity', and the mix is different to the normal version. Reissued on vinyl in 2004 by Get Back (GET 118).

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