EP52: Operation Ivy “Energy”


There is no reason a “Ska-Punk” record should sound fresh and vibrant in 2018 but almost 30 years after it’s release Operation Ivy’s debut LP still jumps from your speakers with an urgency that hasn’t aged a day.  They wouldn’t release any new music after Energy but these 19 tracks left a legacy that most bands would kill for.  We dive deep.
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