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Lost Hits from Milwaukee's First Family of Powerpop 1979-82


Download links and information about Lost Hits from Milwaukee's First Family of Powerpop 1979-82 by The Shivvers. This album was released in 2006 and it belongs to Rock, Pop genres. It contains 20 tracks with total duration of 01:07:12 minutes.

Artist: The Shivvers
Release date: 2006
Genre: Rock, Pop
Tracks: 20
Duration: 01:07:12
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No. Title Length
1. Teenline 3:42
2. No Substitute 3:47
3. Please Stand By 3:14
4. Remember Tonight 3:24
5. My Association 2:31
6. When I Was Younger 2:57
7. No Reaction 4:19
8. Don't Tell Me 2:38
9. Hold On 2:07
10. Life Without You 2:39
11. Why Tell Lies 2:58
12. Rather Be Lonely 2:32
13. It Hurts Too Much 4:15
14. Is That Enough 3:43
15. When I Was Younger 2:40
16. Hey Deanie 3:15
17. Baby's Blue Eyes 2:49
18. You're So Sure 2:22
19. Blue In Heaven 6:00
20. Remember Tonight 5:20



As the title reveals, budget beverages and Harley Davidsons weren’t Milwaukee’s only cool exports. Lost Hits also makes good on its claim by compiling an impressive 20-track collection of The Shivvers’ self-released 45 vinyl, live recordings taped off soundboards, random demos, and previously unreleased studio sessions. The Shivvers were an anomaly in the power pop realm. Fronted by singing keyboard player Jill Kossoris, The Shivvers stuck to their power pop guns even when it was more fashionable (and lucrative) for female-fronted bands to hitch a ride on the neon bandwagon at the dawn of the early-'80s new wave movement. This may have kept The Shivvers from churning out radio hits, but songs like the confectionary “Teenline” and the catchy “No Substitute” suggest the band was aiming to craft perfect guitar-pop melodies. The Shivvers were really good at blending '60s British Invasion guitars (dig the Rickenbacker and Vox-amp combo in “Please Stand By”) with energetic, American teenage urgency (check out Kossoris’ raspy sneers in “When I Was Younger").