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¡The Nation Of Ulysses! - Plays Pretty For Baby FLAC album

Performer: ¡The Nation Of Ulysses!
Genre: Rock
Title: Plays Pretty For Baby
Country: US
Released: 1992
Style: Art Rock
FLAC version ZIP size: 1369 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1389 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1878 mb
Rating: 4.6
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Only 2 left in stock (more on the way). Exclusive discount for Prime members. Sample this album Artist (Sample). Yet somehow, they overcame all of that and produced a album thats incendiary, informed and confrontational all at once. A true beam of inspiration.

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Their second album ‘Plays Pretty For Baby’ sounds like it was recorded in a front-line trench. Svenonius shrieks and sobs about Nuremburg and cough medicine as incendiary hardcore punk erupts into a jazz mushroom-cloud behind him. ‘Last Train To Cool’ is a theme tune to teenage living death, ‘Shakedown’ a riotous leap out of apathy, ‘Maniac Dragstrip’ a defiant rejection of straights. The album is youth aware it has the power to change everything. It didn’t, of course. Ulysses soon split after one member had a kid, but Svenonius later blamed grunge

Plays Pretty for Baby - The Nation of Ulysses". Retrieved December 15, 2011. Nation of Ulysses disbanded in the autumn of 1992, having failed to complete their third album, after the breakup, Svenonius, Canty, and Gamboa went on to form the short-lived Cupid Car Club and The Make-Up. Nation of Ulysses was known for their tongue-in-cheek, far-left political concepts, their extremely physical live performances, and their unique take on punk culture and fashion. In total, Nation of Ulysses released three albums, and two vinyl EPs released on Dischord Records, and were featured on a number of compilation albums on a variety of record labels.

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There is only one Nation of Ulysses: the seriously unserious, reverently irreverent, amoral moralists whose iconoclastic assault on the received pieties of America place them in the front ranks of social critics. Top Songs The Nation of Ulysses. Perpetual Motion Machine.

Plays Pretty for Baby is the second album by the American punk rock band Nation of Ulysses. Tracks 14-16 on the CD are not on the original album, and are taken from the 7" EP Birth of the Ulysses Aesthetic. The Sound of Jazz to Come" and "50,000 Watts of Goodwill" reference the opening track of A Love Supreme by John Coltrane in their respective openings, while the former references the similarly titled Ornette Coleman album, The Shape of Jazz to Come. Who take pleasure in twilight. Whose souls are lured by noise to every treacherous abyss. For you do not feel for a rope like cowards, and where you can guess you hate to calculate. And where others would poison, you dismember.

The backing orchestration was conducted by Gus Levene. The completed album was released on June 17, 1957. I Can't Give You Anything But Love" (Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields) – 2:41. Session 4779; Master 16532. Recorded January 28, 1957. Only Forever" (James V. Monaco, Johnny Burke) – 2:08. Session 4784; Master 16545. Recorded January 30, 1957.


A1 N-Sub Ulysses
A2 A Comment On Ritual
A3 The Hickey Underworld
A4 Perpetual Motion Machine
A5 N.O.U. Future-Vision Hypothesis
A6 50,000 Watts Of Goodwill
B7 Maniac Dragstrip
B8 Last Train To Cool
B9 Shakedown
B10 Mockingbird, Yeah!
B11 Depression III
B12 S.S. Exploder
B13 The Kingdom Of Heaven Must Be Taken By Storm.

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Nation Of Ulysses
  • Pressed By – MPO
  • Engineered At – Inner Ear Studios


  • Design – Ulysses*
  • Engineer – Don Zientara
  • Graphics – P. Hayes*, S. Raskin*
  • Photography By [Cover Insets, Back] – John Falls
  • Photography By [Cover] – Don Lewis
  • Producer – Ian Mackaye
  • Songwriter – N.O.U.*


Issued with full-colour lyrics/manifesto inner-sleeve.

Back cover:
This Album is $7 Postpaid from Dischord Records
3819 Beecher St. N.W. Washington D.C., 20007
Made in France

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout - etched): MPO DIS 71 V A1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout - etched): MPO DIS 71 V B1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
DIS71CD, DIS 71CD The Nation Of Ulysses Plays Pretty For Baby ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, MPO) Dischord Records, Dischord Records DIS71CD, DIS 71CD US 2002
DIS 71V The Nation Of Ulysses Plays Pretty For Baby ‎(LP, Album, RP) Dischord Records DIS 71V US Unknown
DIS071V The Nation Of Ulysses Plays Pretty For Baby ‎(LP, RE, RM) Dischord Records DIS071V US 2009
DIS 71C The Nation Of Ulysses Plays Pretty For Baby ‎(Cass) Dischord Records DIS 71C US 1992
DIS71CD, DIS 71CD The Nation Of Ulysses Plays Pretty For Baby ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Dischord Records, Dischord Records DIS71CD, DIS 71CD US 2002