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Self-Contained

The Containers

Recorded in 1979, released in 2017, Self-Contained is the only album by the Containers - predecessors of the Beach Bullies, sharing some of the songs but a very different sound. Manufactured Recordings found me via youtube in 2015, and made this possible...

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Simply put, the innocence so integral to each of the album’s twelve songs is also infectious; Self-Contained plays like it was made for the joy of playing and recording – not necessarily for a proper release (how else can one explain the fact the fact that the album went thirty-eight years without a formal release?). In a way, that makes it even better too – getting to finally hear this music just feels special... ”

Bill Adams - Ground Control Magazine

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The Bullies record intermingles the stripped drum machine melancholy of Young Marble Giants with a more energetic restlessness closer to The Cleaners From Venus and Hitchcock’s own work of the period, or more acutely, that of The Vaselines, whose own “fuck off” laissez-faire attitude is comparable – though for my money the Bullies’ strain of weirdness trumps that of the Scottish duo.”

Fact Magazine

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