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Wild Youth - A Leopard Never Changes Her Spots

Released for the first time on CD is the long awaited retrospective of South Africa's legendary original punk band, Wild Youth. This massive 23 track set includes all of Wild Youth's late 70`s seminal singles, live and demo tracks plus several songs from the band's alter ego outfit, The Gay Marines. Wild Youth are prominently featured in the film documentary “Punk in Afrika”, currently showing in key US and European film festivals.


Track List

  1. All Messed Up
  2. Record Companies
  3. Wot About Me
  4. Radio Youth
  5. Action Man (Live)
  6. Make Up
  7. So Trendy
  8. Maximum Speed (Live)
  9. Avalanche
  10. Take Off
  11. Reaction Man
  12. My Art Form
  13. When I Walk (Live)
  14. Iron Vest
  15. Forked Tongue
  16. Wild Girl
  17. Back To You
  18. Back To You (Acoustic)
  19. Bloodless Souls
  20. Record Companies (Demo)
  21. So Messed Up (Demo)
  22. Blue Light (Dub)







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RETRO FRESH is an imprint label dedicated to the preservation of classic South African pop & rock music from the late Sixties to the mid '90s ... each release, many available for the first time on cd, has been digitally remastered with bonus tracks including live, studio out takes, demos and unreleased songs. Where possible the original artwork has been retained but has been extended to include great pics, in-depth liner notes written by some of the country's leading music journalists, rare memorabilia and artist commentary. All releases are artist approved.

So from the Afro rock sounds of Hawk and the bluesy wail of Otis Waygood to the ethotronic funk of éVoid and the psychotic psychedelia of Falling Mirror RETRO FRESH brings you the best musical memories...