Over the Edge (Wipers album)

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Over the Edge
Studio album by Wipers
Released 1983
Recorded 1983
Genre Punk rock
Post-punk[1]
Length 36:26
Label Brain Eater
Trap
Wipers chronology
Youth of America
(1981)
Over the Edge
(1983)
Wipers
(1985)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[2]

Over the Edge is the third album by Portland, Oregon punk rock band the Wipers, released in 1983. Kurt Cobain listed it in his top 50 albums of all time.[3][4]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Greg Sage.

  1. "Over the Edge" - 3:49
  2. "Doom Town" - 3:56
  3. "So Young" - 4:17
  4. "Messenger" - 1:54
  5. "Romeo" - 4:05
  6. "Now Is the Time" - 3:02
  7. "What Is" - 2:19
  8. "No One Wants an Alien" - 3:23
  9. "The Lonely One" - 3:38
  10. "No Generation Gap" - 3:09
  11. "This Time" - 2:54

Originally released on Brain Eater and Greg Sage's label, Trap, in 1983, it was later reissued on Restless and then reissued and remastered on Sage's Zeno Records as part of the Wipers Box Set.

A different recording of "Romeo" was released as a single on Trap two years earlier, with "No Solution" on the B-side.

The title track was recorded and released as a cover by American rock band Hole in the 1990s.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wipers Box Set - Wipers". Discaffinity.com. Retrieved March 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ Allmusic review
  3. ^ "Top 50 by Nirvana [MIXTAPE]". Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  4. ^ Cross, Gaar, Gendron, Martens, Yarm (2013). Nirvana: The Complete Illustrated History. p. 167. ISBN 978-0-7603-4521-4.