Hardcore (CD)


Devo

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Amoeba Review

06/24/2013

Devo fans are in for a treat with Hardcore Vol. 1 and 2, which collects rare early recordings from the legendary new wave band. It’s amazing to hear well-loved Devo songs like “Jocko Homo” in their earliest stage, slowed down and sparer, with Mark Mothersbaugh’s voice deeper and more detached than on its later incarnation. You get to hear their concept forming, moving from its genesis as abrasive “devolved blues” informed by the sensibilities of German bands like Kraftwerk to its more upbeat and goofier later form. It’s sometimes jarring to hear Devo take themselves more seriously in these mid-’70s recordings, but listen closely and you’ll hear their offbeat sense of humor poke through on songs like the sci-fi-flavored “Fraulein.” And while songs like “Auto Modown” and “Be Stiff” aren’t catchy per se, they definitely add to the Devo canon by presenting Devo as a scarier, more robotic version of their later selves, more clearly exposing the social criticism at the core of Devo’s art-pop. No Devo fan should be without this essential look into the birth of one of the most distinctive bands of the past several decades.



Track Listing



Disc 1 Titles
Artist
Length
1.
Mechanical Man
Devo 04:23
2.
Auto Modown
Devo 02:01
3.
Space Girl Blues
Devo 01:52
4.
Social Fools
Devo 03:41
5.
Soo Bawls
Devo 02:43
6.
(I Can t Get No) Satisfaction
Devo 03:00
7.
Jocko Homo
Devo 02:56
8.
Golden Energy
Devo 02:32
9.
Buttered Beauties
Devo 03:38
10.
Midget
Devo 02:41
11.
I'm a Potato
Devo 02:38
12.
Uglatto
Devo 02:00
13.
Stop Look and Listen
Devo 02:33
14.
Ono
Devo 02:46
15.
Mongoloid
Devo 03:34


Disc 2 Titles
Artist
Length
1.
Booji Boy's Funeral
Devo 03:59
2.
Can U Take It?
Devo 03:00
3.
Bamboo Bimbo
Devo 03:16
4.
A Plan for Us
Devo 03:11
5.
The Rope Song
Devo 03:21
6.
Goo Goo Itch
Devo 02:17
7.
Be Stiff
Devo 03:19
8.
All of Us
Devo 04:53
9.
Baby Talkin' Bitches
Devo 02:25
10.
I Need a Chick
Devo 02:51
11.
U Got Me Bugged
Devo 02:45
12.
Changó
Devo 03:10
13.
Fraulein
Devo 03:06
14.
Dogs of Democracy
Devo 03:25
15.
37
Devo 02:57
16.
Bottled Up
Devo 02:21
17.
Working in the Coal Mine
Devo 03:13
18.
I Been Refused
Devo 03:32
19.
Fountain of Filth
Devo 03:09
20.
Clockout
Devo 03:09
21.
Let's Go
Devo 02:42

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