was the third full-length album released by Boston, Massachusetts hardcore punk
band, Gang Green
It was released in 1989, a year after the EP, I81B4U
. It was the last full album of new material to emerge from the band until 1997's EP, Back & Gacked
, but was followed by a live album, Can't LIVE Without It
After the album was released, bass player Joe Gittleman was sacked and replaced by D.R.I.'s
Josh Pappe in time to tour.
It was the first time the band had recorded outside of their Boston, Massachusetts
hometown as well. Rhode Island
was the new setting, with Tom Soares replacing Daniel Rey at the mixing and production table.
A change of scenery, to Rhode Island
saw a marked change in sound for the band, although it had the same members as had performed previously.
Songwriting was no longer a solo effort on the part of Doherty with a few token collaborations. Nearly every track was written in partnership with another member – even Joe Gittleman was the sole writer of two tracks; this may be contributing to his urge to form a new band which he was free to do after this release.
The lyrics changed from fun, beer-drinking, womanizing anthems to more socio-political themes – except "Bedroom of Doom" which reverted to form, albeit momentarily. "We Can Go" was an acknowledgement that they knew they had disappointed some fans by "selling out" or "going metal" – but it contained the... Read More