Crass
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1977
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Crass

Crass Biography (Wikipedia)

Crass were an English art collective and punk rock band formed in 1977 who promoted anarchism as a political ideology, a way of life and a resistance movement. Crass popularised the anarcho-punk movement of the punk subculture, advocating direct action, animal rights, feminism, anti-fascism, and environmentalism. The band used and advocated a DIY ethic approach to its albums, sound collages, leaflets, and films.

Crass spray-painted stencilled graffiti messages in the London Underground system and on advertising billboards, coordinated squats and organised political action. The band expressed its ideals by dressing in black, military-surplus-style clothing and using a stage backdrop amalgamating icons of perceived authority such as the Christian cross, the swastika, the Union Jack and the ouroboros.

The band was critical of the punk subculture and youth culture in general. Nevertheless, the anarchist ideas that they promoted have maintained a presence in punk. Due to their free experimentation and use of tape collages, graphics, spoken word releases, poetry and improvisation, they have been associated with avant-punk and art punk.

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Nagasaki Nightmare
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Nagasaki Nightmare
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Bloody Revolutions
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Bloody Revolutions
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Tired - BBC Session 28/03/1979
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Tired - BBC Session 28/03/1979
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G's Song - BBC Session 28/03/1979
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G's Song - BBC Session 28/03/1979
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End Result
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End Result
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Merry Crassmas
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Merry Crassmas
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Yes Sir, I Will
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Yes Sir, I Will
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Fight War, Not Wars
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Fight War, Not Wars
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Punk Is Dead
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Punk Is Dead
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Health Surface
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Health Surface
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Big A Little A
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Big A Little A
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Tired
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Tired
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Shaved Woman - BBC Session 28/03/1979
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Shaved Woman - BBC Session 28/03/1979
LCD Soundsystem
Yeah (Crass Version)
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Yeah (Crass Version)
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Darling
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Darling
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White Punks On Hope
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White Punks On Hope
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Bomb - BBC Session 28/03/1979
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Bomb - BBC Session 28/03/1979
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Mother Song - BBC Session 28/03/1979
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Mother Song - BBC Session 28/03/1979
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Walls
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Walls
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Systematic Death
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Systematic Death
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Heard Too Much About
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Heard Too Much About
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