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''Press'' is the debut album from American ska punk band MU330, released in 1994.

Overview

According to the band's website, ''Press'' was recorded in the basement of saxophonist Matt Knobbe's parents' house in late 1993. The album was first released independently in 1994 on the band's own label, NO Record Co., before being picked up and re-issued by Moon Ska Records later the same year. In 1997, when MU330 moved to Asian Man Records, ''Press'' was re-released with two additional tracks, both unrecorded ''Press''-era songs recorded by the band's 1996 line-up. ''Press'' was the only MU330 studio album to feature vocalist/trumpeter John Kavanaugh and saxophonist Matt Knobbe, who both left the band shortly afterwards. On December 31, 2011, the original ''Press''-era line-up reunited at the Firebird club in St. Louis to perform the album in its entirety.

Track listing

All songs written by MU330. #"Hoosier Love" - 3:39 #"Fleeba" - 3:55 #"Stuff" - 3:08 #"Bagelbird" - 2:54 #"Spilled My Drink" - 4:49 #"Press" - 3:48 #"Didgits" - 3:55 #"Danska" - 3:35 #"Captain" - 4:43 #"Safety Boots" - 2:47 #"Kong"* - 4:04 #"Fist Fulla Nuts"* - 2:10 *Tracks 11 and 12 are included on the Asian Man Records releases only.

Personnel

*John Kavanaugh ("John Skavanaugh") - vocal, trumpet (lead vocals on tracks 2, 4-7, 9 and 10) *Dan Potthast - vocals, guitar (lead vocals on tracks 1, 3, 8 and 11) *Chris Diebold - bass *Ted Moll - drums *Rob Bell - trombone *Matt Knobbe - saxophone

Additional musicians

*Matt McInerney and Dan Arens - backing vocals on track 1 *Jason Nelson - vocals on tracks 11 and 12 *Nick Baur - trumpet on tracks 11 and 12

References

{{DEFAULTSORT:Press (album) Category:1994 debut albums Category:MU330 albums Category:Asian Man Records albums