Husker Du – Zen Arcade – Double Vinyl Records
Zen Arcade is the second studio album by the American punk rock band Husker Du, released in July 1984. The album is widely regarded as one of the band’s most significant and influential works and is considered a landmark in the history of alternative and indie rock.
Husker Du, formed in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1979, consisted of Bob Mould (guitar, vocals), Grant Hart (drums, vocals), and Greg Norton (bass). They were known for their energetic and intense live performances and their unique blend of punk rock with elements of hardcore, post-punk, and pop.
Zen Arcade is a double album that showcases the band’s musical growth and songwriting depth. It is a concept album that tells the story of a young man leaving home and experiencing the challenges and conflicts of life on the road. The album’s themes include alienation, self-discovery, and the struggle to find one’s place in the world.
The album features a diverse range of musical styles, from punk rock and hardcore to more melodic and experimental elements. Some of the standout tracks on “Zen Arcade” include “Something I Learned Today,” “Never Talking to You Again,” “Pink Turns to Blue,” “Chartered Trips,” and “Turn On the News.”
Zen Arcade received critical acclaim upon its release and has since been recognized as a groundbreaking and influential work in the punk and alternative rock genres. It remains a timeless and essential album in the history of underground and indie music, and its impact on subsequent generations of musicians is undeniable.
Brand new, never played and still sealed in the factory plastic
Something I Learned Today
Broken Home, Broken Heart
Never Talking To You Again
Beyond The Threshold
I’ll Never Forget You
The Biggest Lie
What’s Going On
Standing By The Sea
One Step At A Time
Pink Turns To Blue
Monday Will Never Be The Same
The Tooth Fairy And The Princess
Turn On The News