Beat Happening - Crashing Through


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Limited edition four-song double-7" single in gatefold sleeve with poster and postcard! 
Originally released in 1987 as a 12" EP on Stephen Pastel's 53rd & 3rd Records, 'Crashing Through' is taken from the band's second album, Jamboree, which was also came out on 53rd & 3rd in the UK that same year. 
'Look Around' and 'That Girl' are taken from the first K Records International Pop Underground 7", while 'The This Many Boyfriends Club' is a different, even rawer, live version to that on Jamboree, and was only ever released on this EP. 
One of the most influential DIY-punk indie-pop bands ever, Beat Happening were formed in Olympia, Washington in 1982 by Calvin Johnson, Heather Lewis and Bret Lunsford. 
This release is part of Optic Nerve Recordings' Optic Sevens series of strictly limited edition 7" single reissues.  



  1. Crashing Through 
  2. The This Many Boyfriends Club 
  3. Look Around 
  4. That Girl 


  • Sleeve features the original single artwork 
  • Pressed on white vinyl 
  • Contains poster and postcard facsimiles of period Beat Happening concert posters 



also available: 
Beat Happening - Black Candy   LP 
Beat Happening - Music To Climb The Apple Tree By   CD 
Beat Happening - We Are Beat Happening   7LP boxset 
Beat Happening - Crashing Through (Meyering Mix)   7" 


see also: 
Dub Narcotic Sound System - The Rhythm Record Volume One: Echoes from the Scene Control Room   LP | CASSETTE 
Dub Narcotic Sound System - Bone Dry   12" EP 
Dub Narcotic Sound System - Boot Party   LP 
Calvin Johnson - What Was Me   LP | CD 
Calvin Johnson - A Wonderful Beast   LP | CD 
Calvin Johnson - Gallows Wine   LP | CASSETTE 
The Halo Benders - God Don't Make No Junk   LP | CASSETTE 
The Halo Benders - Don't Tell Me Now   LP | CASSETTE 

The Halo Benders - The Rebels Not In   LP | CASSETTE 


books about Beat Happening: 
Bryan C. Parker - Beat Happening's Beat Happening   paperback 


also available in the Optic Sevens series: 
Camper Van Beethoven - Take The Skinheads Bowling   7" 
The Nivens - Yesterday    7" 
The Siddeleys - Sunshine Thuggery   7" 
Girls At Our Best! - Getting Nowhere Fast / Warm Girls   7" 
Chin-Chin - Stop! Your Crying   7" 
The Times - I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape   7" 
Dolly Mixture - Everything And More   7" 
The Chefs - 24 Hours   7" 
The Avocados - I Never Know   7" 

browse collections: 
K Records collection 



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