Album: "Sex Mad" by NOMEANSNO is their second official album and was released in 1986. The album front cover art was provided by Andy Kerr.
Canadian Punk Rock
Alternative Tentacles / Virus 56
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
1987 Made in England
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NOMEANSNO is a punk rock band from Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. The band was formed in 1979 by brothers Rob and John Wright, who played bass and drums, respectively. Over the years, NOMEANSNO has become known for their unique blend of punk rock, jazz, and funk music, as well as their often politically charged lyrics.
One of the defining characteristics of NOMEANSNO's music is their use of complex time signatures and unconventional song structures. This is evident in songs like "The Tower" and "It's Catching Up", which feature intricate bass lines and rhythm changes that challenge traditional punk rock conventions. The band's use of jazz-influenced chord progressions and improvisation also sets them apart from many of their punk rock contemporaries.
NOMEANSNO's lyrics often deal with social and political issues, with a focus on topics like inequality, consumerism, and the environment. Their song "Humans" is a scathing critique of the way humans treat the planet and each other, while "Victory" takes aim at the way society values power and status over human connection.
Over the years, NOMEANSNO has released a number of critically acclaimed albums, including "Wrong" (1989), which is often cited as one of the best punk rock albums of all time. The album's opening track, "It's Catching Up", has become a classic of the genre, and its influence can be heard in the work of many other punk and alternative rock bands.
In addition to their music, NOMEANSNO has also been known for their energetic live shows. The band's performances are characterized by their raw intensity and their willingness to experiment and push boundaries.
Despite their significant influence on the punk rock genre, NOMEANSNO has remained relatively unknown outside of Canada and the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. However, their dedicated fan base and critical acclaim ensure that their music will continue to be celebrated for years to come.
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