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Rikk Agnew – Turtle – Compact Disc

 

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Rikk Agnew – Turtle – Compact Disc

Turtle is a solo album by Rikk Agnew, released in 1992. Rikk Agnew is a prominent figure in the punk rock and deathrock scenes, known for his work with bands such as Adolescents and Christian Death. This album marks one of his solo endeavors, showcasing his versatility and talent as a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter.

The former Adolescent, Christian Death And DI guitarists third solo opus covers much ground, from pop to punk and everything in between. Features guest vocals by a well-known Chemical Warrior that will take you way South Of Heaven.

With the Adolescents, Agnew became known as one of the best guitarists in the Southern California hardcore punk scene. After the Adolescents’ first breakup, he recorded a one-man solo album, All By Myself, and played with Christian Death before deciding to re-form the group in 1986. After this second go-round, Agnew pulled the plug on the Adolescents for the final time in 1989 and began recording solo again.

Turtle features Rikk Agnew playing most, if not all, of the instruments himself, highlighting his skills across various musical disciplines. The album blends elements of punk, rock, and alternative, reflecting Agnew’s diverse influences and his ability to transcend genre boundaries.

Turtle blends punk rock’s raw energy with alternative rock’s melodic elements, creating a unique sound that stands out in Agnew’s discography. Agnew’s ability to play multiple instruments is a key feature of the album, allowing for intricate and cohesive arrangements. The album often features Agnew’s distinctive vocal style and introspective lyrics, touching on personal and societal themes.

Turtle has been appreciated within the punk and alternative rock communities. Fans of Agnew’s work with Adolescents and Christian Death often seek out his solo projects to experience his broader musical range and personal artistic expression.

For those interested in exploring the solo work of a punk rock icon, Turtle offers a unique and engaging listening experience, showcasing Rikk Agnew’s multifaceted talent and creative vision.

Song List
1. Cannon
2. Allright
3. Come Back Eddie
4. Dog Will Hunt
5. Lifesimpleasures
6. Rage Of Heartbreak
7. Grass Is Always Greener On The Other Side, The
8. Turtle
9. Song Of The Stumblarti
10. Dark Scary Ride
11. Last Rockets
12. Sellout Song
13. Give The People What They Want
14. Criddin The Weld
15. Polina

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