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Gang Of Four - Entertainment! Album

Gang Of Four - Entertainment! Album
Performer: Gang Of Four
Title: Entertainment!
Country: UK
Genre: Rock Music
Style:New Wave, Post-Punk
Catalog number: EMC 3313, 0C 06263 201
Label: EMI
MP3 album szie: 1911 mb
FLAC album size: 2737 mb


1Not Great Men3:05
5At Home (He's A Tourist)3:33
6Return The Gift3:02
7I Found That Essence Rare3:07
8Guns Before Butter3:48
9Natural's Not In It3:07
11Damaged Goods3:27


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
EMC 3313Gang Of Four Entertainment! ‎(LP, Album, 1st)EMIEMC 3313UK1979
TOCP-53506Gang Of Four Entertainment! ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM)EMITOCP-53506Japan2005
EMI ‎– 2S 068 63201Gang Of Four Entertainment! ‎(LP, Album)EMIEMI ‎– 2S 068 63201France1979
1A 062-63201, 6-502 606Gang Of Four Entertainment! ‎(LP, Album, Unofficial)EMI , EMI 1A 062-63201, 6-502 606Unknown
EMC 3313Gang Of Four Entertainment! ‎(LP, Album)EMIEMC 3313Australia1980


  • Crew [Road]Jol Burnham, Phil Allen
  • Design, Producer, PerformerAndy Gill, Jon King
  • Lacquer Cut ByRAYS
  • LayoutCream
  • PerformerDave Allen , Hugo Burnham
  • ProducerRik Walton
  • Producer, EngineerRick Walton
  • Producer, ManagementRob Warr
  • Tape OpDavy Phee, Edwin Cross
  • Written-By, Arranged By, ProducerGang Of Four


Mid-80's repress issued with a barcoded picture sleeve and lyrics inner with square corners.
Text labels on both sides, boxed EMI logo and phono-copyright detailed for years on labels.
Tracks B4 and B6 are misspelled on labels with "(packet)" in add and as "Love Like Antrax".

℗1979 Gang Of Four
℗1978 Fast Product (A4/B6)

Printed and Made In England


  • Barcode: 5 099916 320116
  • Other (Distribution Code): 16 3321-1
  • Other (EMI Trademark): TM 7910 RS
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Matrix, Label): YAX 5658
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Matrix, Label): YAX 5659
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Runout, Stamped): YAX 5658 - 1U | 1 4
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Runout, Stamped): YAX 5659 - 1U | 3 D
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Runout, Etched): RAYS - PHASE TWO
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Runout, Etched): RAYS OF THE PLAN -


  • Published By – EMI Music Ltd.
  • Manufactured By – EMI Records
  • Recorded At – The Workhouse Studios
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Fast Product
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Gang Of Four

Short intro

From groups whose awareness of genealogy spreads wide enough to openly acknowledge Gang of Four's influence Fugazi, Rage Against the Machine, to those not in touch with their ancestry enough to realize it rap-metal, some indie rock - all have appropriated elements of their forefathers' trailblazing contribution. Its vaguely funky rhythmic twitch, its pungent, pointillistic guitar stoccados, and its spokenshouted vocals have all been picked up by many. Lyrically, the album was apart from many of the day, and it still is. Gang of Four was an English post-punk band, formed in 1976 in Leeds. The original members were singer Jon King, guitarist Andy Gill, bass guitarist Dave Allen and drummer Hugo Burnham. There have been many different line-ups including, among other notable musicians, Sara Lee, Mark Heaney and Gail Ann Dorsey. After a brief lull in the 1980s, different constellations of the band recorded two studio albums in the 1990s. Between 2004 and 2006 the original line-up was reunited Gill toured using the name. Entertainment is Gang of Four's debut LP, released in 1979. As a so-called post-punk record, it exhibits a tendency in bands from their time to take the then nascent punk rock style and experiment with its manifestations. This is definitely not a typical punk record in the sense of The Ramones' quick pop riffing or The Velvet Underground's too-cool to care attitude Gang of Four's particular twist on the punk sound featured here used generally quick tempos as usual, but a different rhythmic attack with angular, sharp chords that stabbed into the music with staccato accents. Entertainment by Gang of Four is a seminal post-punkexperimental album recorded in 1979 that drew inspiration from punk, dub, and Marxist ideology. Some listeners may find themselves engaging in metered body movement i. Others, however, may become plagued by self-loathing due to their lack of political involvement and wasted youth. And a third group of listeners will face facial paralysis as they are unable to decipher whether or not they should be laughing or crying or dancing. Full Album. In Depth Music. Gang Of Four. UMG от лица компании Universal Music LatinAutor - Warner Chappell, LatinAutor, ASCAP, Warner Chappell, BMI - Broadcast Music Inc. Entertainment Gang Of Four - Entertainment 1979. To favorites 13 Download album. Listen album. Songs in album Gang Of Four - Entertainment 1979. Gang Of Four - Ether. Gang Of Four - Natural's Not In It. Gang Of Four - Not Great Men. Gang Of Four - Damaged Goods. Gang Of Four - Return The Gift. Gang Of Four - Guns Before Butter. Gang Of Four - I Found That Essence Rare. Gang Of. Album 1978 12 Songs. 1979 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by Gang Of Four under exclusive licence to Parlophone Records Ltd for world excluding US and Canada and P 1979 Warner Records Inc. Marketed by Rhino Entertainment, a Warner Music Group Company for US and Canada. More By Gang of Four. Gang of Four were a pop band. Their funk was no less stark or forbidding than, say, the more astringent Timbaland productions. They certainly weren't as twitchy, speedy, or noisy as James Brown at his most energized. They had attitude, energy, the big beat, skilled players funneling their virtuosity into the necessary notes, a handy way with a catch phrase, and sweaty live performances. Sounds like pop to me. They formed in 1977 as part of a scene surrounding Leeds University's fine arts department that also included the Mekons and the Au Pairs. They were art students who named themselves after the Maoists that ran China until the leader's death in 1976. Genre: Post-Punk. Although Gang Of Four managed to make a debut album this damn good, it would be unreasonable to say the least to expect other bands to do it as well. Full Review. Completa la tua Collezione su Gang Of Four. CD versions of 'Entertainment' all include bonus tracks from the Gang Of Four EP and other material. Also available the compilation Entertainment & Yellow EP. Elenco tracce