System Error


System Error is an album by the UK-based punk rock band The Restarts, released in 2003.

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The Restarts are a long running London punk band with several 7″s and an LP already to their credit. This LP sees them taking a hard hitting melodic approach with 12 catchy punk anthems. The Restarts sound is akin to traditional UK punk favorites like early Anti Pasti or a rougher version of the Ruts. The songs are hard hitting yet melodic and catchy with a lot of sing a long choruses. The Restarts lyrics approach a number of social, political and personal topics. Most notable is the approach to technology as a means of social control on the songs system error and xq28. If you are like me, you grew up listening to a lot of UK punk rock. But over the last few years a lot of bands playing this style of music have degenerated into poseur post card pablum with cartoon punk lyrics. This LP is a welcome return to the roots with great punk tunes from the streets and the heart.

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Weight 10 oz
Dimensions 12.25 × 12.25 × .125 in