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Skewbald/Grand Union - Skewbald/Grand Union album download

Skewbald/Grand Union
Skewbald/Grand Union
Hardcore Punk,Punk/New Wave
November, 1981
Recording location:
Inner Ear Studios
MP3 archive size:
1904 mb
FLAC archive size:
1135 mb
Other formats:

Skewbald/Grand Union, also known as 2 Songs, is the eponymous archival EP featuring the only studio recordings by American hardcore punk band Skewbald/Grand Union. Commonly known as simply Skewbald, Skewbald/Grand Union was a short-lived hardcore punk band from Washington, . founded by Ian MacKaye and Jeff Nelson, after their previous band, Minor Threat, broke up for their first time in September 1981. Their lineup was rounded out by guitarist Edward Janney and bassist John Falls.

Skewbald, Grand Union was formed in 1981 by Jeff Nelson and Ian MacKaye, both of Minor Threat, which had broken up in the fall of that year. The band was rounded out by their house mate Eddie Janney and friend John Falls. The group was originally called Grand Union. MacKaye later came across the work "skewbald" and wanted to make that the group's name, but Nelson insisted on Grand Union, a conflict that was never resolved. The band recorded a 3 song demo but never moved beyond the rehearsal stage and the project was disbanded when Minor Threat reformed in the spring of 1982.

Skewbald/Grand Union (commonly called Skewbald), was a hardcore punk band from the Washington, . area founded by former Minor Threat members Ian MacKaye and Jeff Nelson. Skewbald/Grand Union recorded three songs in November, 1981, during Minor Threat's hiatus. They were finally released on MacKaye and Nelson's record label Dischord Records, in January, 1992.

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Skewbald Skewbald/Grand Union was Ian MacKaye, Eddie Janney, John Falls, and Jeff Nelson. The band formed in 1981, after Lyle Preslar’s decision to go to college temporarily broke up Minor Threat. Jeff chose the name Grand Union for in honor of a nearby grocery store, but Ian preferred the word Skewbald. No consensus could be reached, so the band wound up having two names. 2 Songs, released 01 January 1991 1. Side One 2. Side Two Two songs by Skewbald/Grand Union, released in 1991.

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 [Untitled Track] Skewbald/Grand Union 2:54
2 [Untitled Track] Skewbald/Grand Union 1:13