Wipers Box Set

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Wipers Box Set
Box set by Wipers
Released 2001
Recorded 1979-1983
Genre Punk rock
Post-punk[1]
Post-hardcore[1][2]
Label Zeno Records
Producer Greg Sage
Wipers chronology
Power in One
(1999)
Wipers Box Set
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[3]

Wipers Box Set is a compilation box set, comprising remastered reissues of the Wipers' first three albums: Is This Real?, Youth of America and Over the Edge. The collection includes 23 bonus tracks, including six previously unreleased songs, as well as liner notes by Greg Sage. It is the Wipers last release to date.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one: Is This Real?[edit]

  1. "Return of the Rat" - 2:38
  2. "Mystery" - 1:47
  3. "Up Front" - 3:04
  4. "Let's Go Away" - 1:48
  5. "Is This Real?" - 2:39
  6. "Tragedy" - 2:00
  7. "D-7" - 4:04
  8. "Potential Suicide" - 3:34
  9. "Don't Know What I Am" - 2:56
  10. "Window Shop for Love" - 2:59
  11. "Wait a Minute" - 3:04
  12. "Born with a Curse" (previously unreleased) - 1:48
  13. "Rebel with a Cause" (Is This Real? outtake) - 2:11
  14. "Misfit" (previously unreleased) - 1:35
  15. "Mystery" (original 4-track version) - 1:46
  16. "Tragedy" (original 4-track version) - 2:11
  17. "Let's Go Away" (original 4-track version) - 1:52
  18. "Is This Real?" (original 4-track version) - 2:40
  19. "Alien Boy" - 3:23
  20. "Image of Man" - 2:29
  21. "Telepathic Love" - 1:32
  22. "Voices in the Rain" - 1:24

Disc two: Youth of America[edit]

  1. "No Fair" - 4:25
  2. "Youth of America" - 10:27
  3. "Taking Too Long" - 3:07
  4. "Can This Be" - 2:54
  5. "Pushing the Extreme" - 3:13
  6. "When It's Over" - 6:36
  7. "Scared Stiff" (previously unreleased) - 2:52
  8. "Pushing the Extreme" (alternate mix) - 3:11
  9. "No Fair" (alternate mix) - 4:34
  10. "When It's Over" (early version) - 6:26
  11. "Youth of America" (alternate mix) - 10:27

Disc three: Over the Edge[edit]

  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
  12. "Mistaken ID" (live) - 3:05
  13. "No Solution" ("Romeo" b-side) - 2:30
  14. "Doom Town" (alternate mix) - 3:56
  15. "The Lonely One" (alternate mix) - 3:37
  16. "Now Is the Time" (alternate mix) - 3:04
  17. "Romeo" (alternate vocal mix) - 4:05
  18. "Our Past Life" (demo) - 1:29

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wipers Box Set - Wipers". Discaffinity.com. Retrieved March 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ Peters, Guy. "Wipers album reviews". Guypetersreviews.com. Retrieved March 13, 2011. 
  3. ^ Allmusic review