DAG NASTY: Dag with Shawn: LP

Mar 03, 2011

These nine songs were recorded before Dag Nasty’s 1986 record Can I Say? with the band’s original singer Shawn Brown at the helm. After the band went through a lineup change, these tracks were shelved and have appeared only as a bootleg. Although all nine songs appear on Can I Say, these versions are rougher with more defined back ups. Brown’s vocals bring gruffness to the band’s signature melodic sound that is unprecedented in their discography. I’m a fan of the band’s first two albums, but I don’t go too far with melodic hardcore, and I wasn’t sure this was going to be essential, but I’m glad I took the plunge.

 –Billups Allen (Dischord)

Thankful Bits

Razorcake.org is supported and made possible, in part, by grants from the following organizations.
Any findings, opinions, or conclusions contained herein are not necessarily those of our grantors.
crossmenu