Full Time Men, led at the time by the Fleshtones' Keith Streng, were the embodiment of '80s underground rock. Part Time Job brings their entire output into one glorious package. Guest include Stiv Bators, Clem Burke, Pat DiNizio, and Peter Buck.
Part Time Job is a treasure trove for fans and newcomers alike, delivering the Full Time Men's complete catalog for the very first time on CD, very limited vinyl, and digital platforms.
Full Time Men was a side project for Keith Streng of the Fleshtones. While they might not have been on your radar back in the day, their mid to late '80s (and 1999) output continues to find new fans beyond their admirable cult following. Streng, handling guitar and lead vocals, was joined by the formidable Gordon Spaeth on sax and harp, Robert Warren on bass and vocals, and Bill Milhizer on drums – all renowned, full-time members of New York's Fleshtones. The lineup was fortified by the talents of Rich Thomas, lead guitar and vocals, hailing from LESR (Lower East Side Rockers).
Part Time Job not only gathers their iconic tunes but introduces four never-before-heard tracks into the mix, including "We Were Using," "Reinvented," "Pink Cloud," and "TOT (Toilet of Time)." With a roster that boasts guest appearances from rock luminaries like Clem Burke (Blondie), Peter Zaremba (Fleshtones), Pat DiNizio (Smithereens), Dave Faulkner (Hoodoo Gurus), Stiv Bators, Jeff Connolly, Scott McCaughey, and Peter Buck (R.E.M.), the Full Time Men collection is a true rock 'n' roll feast.
The comprehensive 20-track CD and digital release is a grand journey through their musical evolution. It encompasses material from the band's debut EP, Fast Is My Name in 1984, 1988's Your Face My Fist, and 1999's The Fabulous Sounds Of Coney Island EP. Notably, The Fab Sounds Of Coney Island featured Ken Fox from the Fleshtones on bass and Andy York, renowned for his work with John Mellencamp, on lead guitar.
Limited to just 500, The Part Time Job LP is an emerald green pressing which includes the entire Full Time Men EP, select tracks from Your Face My Fist, and the much-anticipated quartet of unreleased gems: "We Were Using," "Reinvented," "Pink Cloud," and "TOT (Toilet of Time)."
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