Killer 1960's Australian Garage-Beat sounds from the revered Festival label. Features the complete surviving recording by The Black Diamonds, Toni McCann, The 5 and The Pogs; with around half the tracks making their CD debut! The Festival label was responsible for releasing or distributing some of the most dynamic and exciting Australian recordings of the 1960s. Presented here are the complete surviving recordings from four of Festival's most formidable talents - The 5, Toni McCann, The Black Diamonds and The Pogs Collecting 26 hard-to-find-(and outrageously expensive!)-on-original-vinyl titles, this release from Australian label Playback Records builds on the work begun by compilations like Ugly Things, The Hot Generation, Down Under Nuggets and Of Hopes & Dreams & Tombstones. Remastered from the original master tapes (where they survive!); almost half the recordings here are available on CD for the very first time.Features acknowledged classics such as Toni McCann's blistering girl-rocker "No" and The Black Diamonds' garage-punk classic "I Want, Need, Love You" alongside waiting-to-be-discovered gems like the Pogs' demented "Pogs' Theme".The 28-page booklet is illustrated with rare photos and features biographical essays including quotes from brand-new interviews with the artists!
UPC Number: 136000851058
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