A Brief History of the Twentieth Century

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A Brief History of the Twentieth Century
Compilation album by Gang of Four
Released Dec 1990
Recorded 1979-1983
Genre Post-punk, post-disco, new wave, dance-rock, college rock[1]
Length 76:20
Label Warner Bros.
Gang of Four chronology
Hard
(1983)
A Brief History of the Twentieth Century
(1990)
Mall
(1991)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
Robert Christgau A−[2]

A Brief History of the Twentieth Century is the first compilation album by Gang of Four. It was released in December 1990.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "At Home He's a Tourist"
  2. "Damaged Goods"
  3. "Natural's Not in It"
  4. "Not Great Men"
  5. "Anthrax"
  6. "Return the Gift"
  7. "It's Her Factory"
  8. "What We All Want [live]"
  9. "Paralysed"
  10. "A Hole in the Wallet"
  11. "Cheeseburger"
  12. "To Hell With Poverty!"
  13. "Capital (It Fails Us Now)"
  14. "Call Me Up"
  15. "I Will Be a Good Boy"
  16. "The History of the World"
  17. "I Love a Man in Uniform"
  18. "Is It Love"
  19. "Woman Town"
  20. "We Live as We Dream, Alone"

References[edit]

  1. ^ allmusic ((( A Brief History of the Twentieth Century > Overview ))) by Rick Anderson. Retrieved on 12-28-2009.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Gang of Four". Robert Christgau.