Over the Edge (Wipers album)

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Over the Edge
Wipers Over the edge cover.jpg
Studio album by Wipers
Released 1983
Recorded 1983
Genre Punk rock
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[1]
Spin 8/10 stars[2]

Over the Edge is the third album by Portland, Oregon-based punk rock band Wipers, released in 1983.

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 Records and Greg Sage's label, Trap, in 1983, it was later reissued by Restless Records, 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 1981 single on Trap, with "No Solution" on the B-side.

Legacy[edit]

Kurt Cobain listed it in his top 50 albums of all time.[3][4] The title track was covered by Hole,[5] Mono Men,[6] Bored!,[7] Red Fang[8] and several others. "Messenger" has been covered by Mazes.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ [1]
  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. 
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