The Shangri-Las - 65!

RADIATION RECORDS

  • £16.99


The second, and final, studio album by the short-lived but revolutionarily influential Shangri-Las, released by Red Bird in 1965, the same year as their iconic debut, Leader Of The Pack.

Formed in high-school by two sets of sisters, Mary and Betty Weiss and identical twins Margie and Mary Ann Ganser. Having grown up in a rough neighbourhood of Queens, they were less demure than other girl-groups of the time, developing a "tough girl" image that, along with their pop-perfection and their ability to switch from nonchalance to impassioned performance, was an often overlooked influence on many punk and new wave bands (The Ramones, Blondie, The Go-Go's, New York Dolls to name a few) a decade later.

Produced again by George "Shadow" Morton, 65! is every bit as essential as their debut, and contains some of the greatest pop songs of the 1960's.

 
TRACKLIST:
  1. Right Now And Not Later
  2. Never Again
  3. Give Us Your Blessings
  4. Sophisticated Boom Boom
  5. I'm Blue
  6. Heaven Only Knows
  7. The Train From Kansas City
  8. Out In The Streets
  9. What's A Girl Supposed To Do
  10. The Dum Dum Ditty
  11. You Cheated, You Lied
  12. The Boy

 

Pressed on 180g vinyl 

 


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