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LP released: Apr 29, 2022

Tracklisting:
1. The N.W.R.A.
2. Hip Priest
3. Totally Wired
4. Lie Dream Of A Casino Soul
5. Cash Ænæ Carry
6. An Older Lover
7. Deer Park
8. Winter
FALL
PART OF AMERICA THEREIN, 1981
Label: SUPERIOR VIADUCT
Cat No: SV172LP
Barcode: 857661008728
Packaging: LP Regular

In the summer of 1981, The Fall embarked on their second American tour, criss-crossing the States over a two-month period. Featuring the dual guitar of Marc Riley and Craig Scanlon and rhythm section of Stephen Hanley and Karl Burns, A Part Of America Therein, 1981 would document this fabled journey with crucial performances that show the band evolve from noisemaking lout cultists into true post-punk legends. From the riot-torn streets of Manchester, England to the scenic sewers of Chicago ... as the album opens unforgettably with a nameless promoter introducing The Fall, who proceed to tear into a hypnotic take on The N.W.R.A. stretched into a near stare-down that is wholly different than the studio version on Grotesque. The LP highlights Mark E. Smith s incomparable bite, heard most notably on the adlibbed vitriol of Totally Wired, where not even the costumed punks were safe from a proper dressing down. A Part Of America Therein, 1981 proves once again that The Fall s constant rally against complacency was a top-down directive and intrinsic to their wonderful and frightening sound. Superior Viaduct s edition is the first time that this album has been available on vinyl domestically since its initial release in 1982. Liner notes by Brian Turner.

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