Milo Goes to College

Descendents - Milo Goes to College
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1982 Ratings: #35
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September 12, 1982 / Release Date
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New Alliance / Label
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This album is not cool. In some ways, it's almost amazingly not cool. It's dorky, nerdy, whiter then the moon sounding punk rock that sounds like it came almost directly from some poor mothers basement. But, despite all that, it almost works in it's favor. While it is hard to take some one who sings songs like "Parents" and "I'm Not A Loser" seriously, it's still a fun as fuck, energetic, well performed and surprisingly smart punk record that has got some of the cleanest and ... read more
A very upbeat, short & sweet punk album with no filler. Only 20 minutes long, Milo Goes to College shows a more accessible side of the 80's punk scene that is much less hardcore and politically charged than the most other albums of the time. The lyrics are really humorous and quirky, and obviously self-aware, while the instrumentation holds those notorious punk guitars and drums, with an added pop flair.

fav tracks: Marriage, I'm Not a Loser, Jean Is Dead
In which The DJ wants a suburban home.

This debut by the punk rock legends Descendents is fast, vulgar, a little bit silly at points, and a perfect way to get any and all friends into the varied and interesting genre that is punk. Only complaint I can give at this point is that the production on it can be a bit shoddy at points, but that's mostly common on punk releases at that time (just take a listen to Bad Brains' self-titled).

Favorite Track: A 3-way tie between Statue of Liberty, ... read more
Skate punk is my favorite sub-genre of punk
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Track List

  1. Myage
  2. I Wanna Be a Bear
  3. I'm Not a Loser
  4. Parents
  5. Tonyage
  6. M-16
  7. I'm Not a Punk
  8. Catalina
  9. Suburban Home
  10. Statue of Liberty
  11. Kabuki Girl
  12. Marriage
  13. Hope
  14. Bikeage
  15. Jean Is Dead  
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