Compilation cover

Compilation

Recorded
1981-1982
Released

The Clean stuck to singles, EPs and the occasional tape of randomness for its first few years, so when Compilation formally surfaced in 1986, then in an expanded version for CD a couple of years later, the results conclusively demonstrated just why the trio of Hamish and David Kilgour and Robert Scott were so instantly beloved at home and elsewhere. The catchy fanfare of “Tally Ho!” broke the band wide at home, while songs ranging from the gentle chug of “Flowers” to the controlled burn of “Point That Thing Somewhere Else” confirmed their stellar quality.

Ned Raggett

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