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The Toasters: New York Fever

Track List

>New York Fever
>Ploughshares Into Guns
>History Book [Original Version]
>Too Hip to Be Cool
>Night Train
>Social Security
>Johnny Forsake Her
>Too Much Happening
>Pool Shark (Reprise)
>Ploughshares Version
>History Book Version
>Pablo's Night train [Unrealeased] - (previously unreleased)
>Pablo's Shebeen

Album Reviews:

Alternative Press (4/93, p.81) - "...[The Toasters] are more true to the original form of revival ska...it has an American feeling all its own: if two-tone left you cold, try the new, improved brand..."

Album Notes

Personnel: Rob "Bucket" Hingley (vocals, guitar); Cashew Myles, Paul Wright (vocals); Brian Sledge (trumpet); Erick Storckman (trombone); Dave Barry (keyboards); Matt Malles (bass guitar); Mo Roberts (drums).

Audio Mixers: Stanley Turpentine; Joe Jackson.

Recording information: Tiki studios, New York City; Z Studios, Brooklyn.

New York Fever is a fairly solid album from the Toasters, although it's more workmanlike than some of their more infectious efforts -- the songwriting could be a bit more polished and melodic in places instead of relying on the group's admittedly fine instrumental work. ~ Steve Huey


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