Topsy Turvy (Young Fresh Fellows album)

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Topsy Turvy
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Studio album by Young Fresh Fellows
Released 1985
Genre rock music
Length37:30
Label PopLlama
Producer Conrad Uno
Young Fresh Fellows chronology
The Fabulous Sounds of the Pacific Northwest
(1984) The Fabulous Sounds of the Pacific Northwest1984
Topsy Turvy
(1985)
The Men Who Loved Music
(1987) The Men Who Loved Music1987
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Topsy Turvy was the second album by rock band Young Fresh Fellows. It was released in 1985 on PopLlama.

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States. It has its roots in 1940s and 1950s rock and roll, a style which drew heavily on the genres of blues, rhythm and blues, and from country music. Rock music also drew strongly on a number of other genres such as electric blues and folk, and incorporated influences from jazz, classical and other musical styles. Musically, rock has centered on the electric guitar, usually as part of a rock group with electric bass, drums, and one or more singers. Usually, rock is song-based music usually with a 4/4 time signature using a verse–chorus form, but the genre has become extremely diverse. Like pop music, lyrics often stress romantic love but also address a wide variety of other themes that are frequently social or political.

PopLlama Records is an independent record label founded by record producer Conrad Uno in Seattle, Washington, in 1984. After making several of his own demos in his basement studio, Uno would produce The Young Fresh Fellows' debut album The Fabulous Sounds of the Pacific Northwest at the band's request. When the band decided to release their own albums, Uno founded Popllama Records to help, releasing their debut album as well as the follow up Topsy Turvy. Uno would continue to produce, usually for friends, and release albums through PopLlama throughout the 1980s.

The album was later re-released as a two-for-one double CD with their first album, The Fabulous Sounds of the Pacific Northwest .

<i>The Fabulous Sounds of the Pacific Northwest</i> 1984 studio album by Young Fresh Fellows

The Fabulous Sounds of the Pacific Northwest is the debut album by rock band the Young Fresh Fellows. It was first released on PopLlama in 1984.

Track listing

  1. Searchin' U.S.A.
  2. How Much About Last Night Do You Remember?
  3. Where Is Groovy Town?
  4. The New John Agar
  5. Sharing Patrol Theme
  6. You've Got Your Head On Backwards
  7. Two Lives
  8. Mr. Salamander's Review
  9. Trek To Stupidity
  10. Topsy Turvy Theme
  11. Hang Out Right
  12. Agar's Revenge
  13. Good Things Go

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References

  1. Topsy Turvy at AllMusic