Ran out of 'Mad in Belgium' comps so, here's a few selected bands from these tapes, starting with Mesen Blaffen. They could have been huge in the UK alternative charts if they sang in English, and were around in 1981.One does tend to admire non-english speaking bands who are content in never breaking the anglo-saxon market, and stick to their mother tongues.Especially in 'Dutch/Flemish' as they will be dooomed to wander the Benelux nations for allll eternity with no escape.....and whats wrong with that?An admirable lack of ambition that we all could learn from and avoid eating ourselves.
Mensen Blaffen played in that disjointed Post-Punk style that got revived by the children of middle aged former post-punkers around the turn of the millenium, like Erase Errata or The Futureheads etc.....except this is from (almost) back in the day. This compilation compiles all the stuff released during their lifetime, 1984-86......Its very good.
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