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Ballad of the Insolent Pup


Download links and information about Ballad of the Insolent Pup by Thee Headcoatees. This album was released in 1994 and it belongs to Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative genres. It contains 14 tracks with total duration of 36:05 minutes.

Artist: Thee Headcoatees
Release date: 1994
Genre: Rock, Indie Rock, Alternative
Tracks: 14
Duration: 36:05
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No. Title Length
1. What Once Was 2:34
2. This Heart 2:58
3. Pretend 3:35
4. Ballad of the Insolent Pup 3:30
5. You'll Be Sorry Now 2:20
6. All My Feelings Denied 1:44
7. It's Bad 2:38
8. When You Stop Loving Me 3:05
9. Two Hearts Beating 1:34
10. No Respect 3:02
11. Again and Again 2:20
12. Now Is the Best Time 2:16
13. I Was Led to Believe 2:10
14. You'll Never Do It Baby 2:19



Thee Headcoatees revel in the darker side of their nature on 1994's Ballad of an Insolent Pup, which digs deeper into the gals' angst than on most of their albums. Like their mentor Billy Childish (who wrote most of the songs on this set), thee Headcoatees worship at the altar of garage rock, playing Brit-style beat music with a purposefully crude edge, but while they usually sound like they're out for fun, Ballad of an Insolent Pup uses their ragged '60s-style approach to share their darker moods with us. Most of the tunes here involve men who have done Debbie, Holly, Kyra, and/or Ludella wrong in one way or another, and they're not at all shy in telling us about their anger, resentment and disappointment toward their former lovers. "I Was Led to Believe," "When You Stop Loving Me," and "All My Feelings Denied" are pure rock & roll expressions of the old adage that hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. However, while there's more than a little bad feeling vented on Ballad of an Insolent Pup, it's also a great slice of U.K. garage punk, sounding a bit tighter and better focused than most of thee Headcoatees' discs, and the tunes pack a wallop that keeps the bitterness from overtaking the energy of the performances. After listening to Ballad of an Insolent Pup, it's clear you wouldn't want to cross thee Headcoatees, but inviting them to your next party would be a capital idea.