For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder?

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For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder?
Studio album by The Pop Group
Released 21 March 1980
Recorded Foel Studios in Llanfair Caereinion, Powys
Genre Post-punk, experimental
Length 31:57
Label Rough Trade, Y
Producer The Pop Group
The Pop Group chronology
Y
(1979)
For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder?
(1980)
We Are Time
(1980)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder? is the second and final studio album by English post-punk band The Pop Group. It was released on March 21, 1980, through the record labels Rough Trade and Y.[2]

It is currently unavailable commercially on CD or vinyl and is much sought after by collectors. It featured a collaboration with American musical/poetry group The Last Poets.

Background[edit]

For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder? was recorded at Foel Studios.

The photo on the cover is the famous photograph Two Gypsies by André Kertész.

Accolades[edit]

Publication Country Accolade Year Rank
Rockerilla Italy Albums of the Year[3] 1980 11
Uncut United Kingdom The 50 Greatest Lost Albums[4] 2004 35

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by The Pop Group

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Forces of Oppression"   2:33
2. "Feed the Hungry"   4:15
3. "One Out of Many"   1:52
4. "Blind Faith"   4:03
5. "How Much Longer"   4:57
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Justice"   3:06
2. "There Are No Spectators"   4:13
3. "Communicate"   4:40
4. "Rob a Bank"   2:18

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (1980) Peak
position
UK Indie Chart[5] 1

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom 1980 Rough Trade, Y LP ROUGH 9, Y 2
Italy 1980 Go International LP SER 02
Japan 1981 Japan Record LP RTL-1
Italy 1981 Base Record LP Rough 9 Y5
Japan 1994 TDK Core Co. Ltd. CD TDCN-5153
Japan 1996 TDK Core Co. Ltd. CD TDCN-5575

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dougan, John. "For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder?". Allmusic. Retrieved September 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ "For How Much Longer Do We Tolerate Mass Murder LP". thepopgroup.net. 2014. Retrieved September 11, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Albums of the Year - 1980". Rockerilla. Retrieved September 11, 2014. 
  4. ^ "The 50 Greatest Lost Albums". Uncut. Retrieved September 11, 2014. 
  5. ^ Lazell, Barry (1997). Indie Hits 1980-1989. Cherry Red Books. Retrieved September 11, 2014. 

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