TV Party (EP)

TV Party (EP)

Infobox Album | Name = TV Party
Type = EP
Artist = Black Flag

Released = July 1982
Recorded = March 1982
Length = 6:45
Label = SST
Producer = Black Flag, Ed Barton
Reviews = *Allmusic Rating|2.5|5 [ link]
Last album = "Damaged"
This album = "TV Party"
Next album = "Everything Went Black"

TV Party was a 7" EP released by the American hardcore punk band Black Flag in July 1982 on SST Records. The sardonic lyrics of the lead track describe a group of friends who have nothing better to do than watch TV and have some beers. TV-watching is attacked as breeding stupidity and the names of several TV-shows that were popular during the recording of the song (such as That's Incredible!, Quincy, and Hill Street Blues) are called out in the lyrics.

This song was included in the soundtrack of the movie Repo Man.Both the song and a cover of it by the cast appears in the episode Bender Should Not Be Allowed on TV of Futurama.

Track listing

All songs written by Ginn.

# "TV Party" – 3:51
# "I've Got to Run" – 1:45
# "My Rules" – 1:09


* Henry Rollins - Vocals
* Greg Ginn - guitar
* Dez Cadena - guitar, vocals
* Chuck Dukowski - bass
* Emil - Drums on "TV Party"
* Bill Stevenson - drums on "My Rules" and "I've Got To Run"
* Ed Barton - producer on "TV Party"
* Black Flag - producer on "My Rules" and "I've Got To Run"
* Jeff Stebbins - engineer
* Glen E. Friedman - photography

External links

* [ Review of TV Party] at Allmusic site

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