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Studio album by The Toasters
Released Original: 1987 (1987)
CD: June 20, 1995
Genre Ska


63:54 (Re-release)
Label Celluloid (original)
Moon Ska Records (1995 re-release)
Megalith Records (2003 re-release)
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Skaboom! is an album released by The Toasters originally in 1987 and re-released on a CD in June of 1995. The 1995 released featured an additional eight bonus tracks. The album is often stated as being the origin of modern, or "third-wave" ska in the United States.

The Toasters band that plays punk rock

The Toasters are one of the original American second wave of ska bands. Founded in New York City in 1981, the band has released nine studio albums, primarily through Moon Ska Records.

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1987.

Compact disc Optical disc for storage and playback of digital audio

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982. The format was originally developed to store and play only sound recordings (CD-DA) but was later adapted for storage of data (CD-ROM). Several other formats were further derived from these, including write-once audio and data storage (CD-R), rewritable media (CD-RW), Video Compact Disc (VCD), Super Video Compact Disc (SVCD), Photo CD, PictureCD, CD-i, and Enhanced Music CD. The first commercially available audio CD player, the Sony CDP-101, was released October 1982 in Japan.

Track listing

  1. "Talk Is Cheap" -3:50
  2. "Pool Shark" -3:47
  3. "Weekend in L.A." -4:22
  4. "Shocker!" -4:31
  5. "Toast on the Coast" -2:11
  6. "Manipulator" -3:30
  7. "Mr. Trouble" -3:24
  8. "ABC's" 2:54
  9. "East Side Beat" -3:45
  10. "Now or Never" -3:19
  11. "So Long, Buck" -1:16
Reissue Bonus Tracks
  1. "Renee" -4:07
  2. "Matt Davis" -2:45
  3. "Ideal Man" -3:22
  4. "Naked City" -3:14
    • Tracks 12-15 from the 1987 UK-only album release Pool Shark
  5. "Recrimination" -3:15
  6. "Razor Cut" -3:37
  7. "Run Rudy Run" -4:14
  8. "Radiation Skank" -2:07
    • Tracks 16-19 from the EP Recriminiations, recorded May 1985 & Produced by Joe Jackson (aka Stanley Turpentine)
Megalith Records re-release of Skaboom!. SkaboomAltCover.jpg
Megalith Records re-release of Skaboom!.

Skaboom at MusicBrainz

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