The Terrorists were a group that existed in Bakersfield, California in the early '80s. They were part of the same (small) punk scene as the Lizerds and (the amazing) Teen Suicide. Like the former, The Terrorists were very elusive and unliked locally...or maybe punk in Bakersfield was highly unpopular...
The groups headmaster Eddie pressed up 110 copies of the "Crazy Life" 45, sold 12 copies worldwide , gave away around 50 and destroyed the rest after a "life changing" experience in the mid '80s. The track itself is a sinister drum machine stab at punk. The original B-side has been replaced with an unheard live recording of "Crazy Life" which is far superior to the original new-wave b-side.
A lot of love and care went into this reissue - there are no master tapes, no mint copies of the 45, nothing. The sound is low fi and raw, but this is the best you're going to get. Authorized by the group, glued pocket sleeve with the original art. Edition of 400 copies.
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