MYSTERY ACTION (Boss Martians) – Here’s To Another Year [2000]

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“Seattle’s Evan Foster just keeps getting BETTER as he goes. 5 BOSS MARTIANS albums down (with another on the way) and he finds time to start a 2nd band dedicated to the late 60’s to supplement all that early-60’s surf & hot rod stuff. WOW! I played this almost NON-STOP for a month after getting it! Hard-driving 60s-style ROCK & ROLL with tons of Hammond Organ work and even some horn sections tossed in for good measure make this an exciting package. And your eyes will be knocked out by the HOT electric PINK they used in the packaging. Anyone who digs Philly’s MONDO TOPLESS absolutely NEEDS a copy of this! A fab cover of the Sam Cooke song “Shake” rounds out a collection of powerful originals. DON’T wait! Get it NOW!”

Hey Hey! Yeah Yeah! A REAL COOL  but overlooked transition album for Boss Martians. Here they try new, harder rockin’ sound [which was later fully developed on ”Making The  Rounds” and ”The Set-Up”] influenced by 60’s Mod of Small Faces and 70’s power pop/punk sound of Elvis Costello, Cheap Trick, Ramones and MC5. Great stuff: Conspiracy, Trade Publication, He’ll Be Around [later re-recorded for ”The Set-Up”], Shake, Ten Years Time, Some Kids Will Riot, I Believe… Dig!!!

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BOSS MARTIANS – Surfadelic Collection

Another Surfadelic favorite 90’s Hot Rod/Surfin’/Garage Punk gang, this time from the home of North-West garage, Seattle, Washington. Influenced by legendary sixties groups as The Trashmen, The Sonics, The Wailers, Astronauts, Paul Revere & The Raiders as well as [later  in career] with Small Faces, Elvis Costelo, Cheap Trick, MC5, they recorded bunch of singles and Lp’s for Dionysus, Hillsdale, Estrus, Screaming Apple…
Fronted by unbeatable guitar hero Evan Foster, BOSS MARTIANS have gone a longway from retro surfin’/hot rodders to garage punk/power pop hitmakers, but everything they did is always in the BOSS STYLE. This here is collection of some favorite instro & vocal tunes from their 45’s & Lp’s + couple of  rare demo trax. And remember… Dial M for Martians! I Am Your Radio. Dig!!!
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