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Energy (album) by Operation Ivy 

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Energy by Operation Ivy (1989)
Overall rank: 1,264th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
74/100 (from 125 votes)
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Accolades: Top 20 albums of 1989 (17th)
Top albums of the 1980s (201st)
Best albums of all time (1,264th)

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Operation Ivy s/t self titled (CD 2007 RANCID RECORDS) Energy Hectic Rancid
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Energy is ranked as the best album by Operation Ivy.

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From jstreets 04/09/2013 01:02
The holy grail of 90s third wave ska and also the most successful blend of hardcore and ska. Elegantly written and savagely played.
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From krsasse 02/05/2012 23:22
One of my favorite albums. This was part of the whole punk ska movement. The songs are so fast and catchy. Several members later formed Rancid.
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From Christo182 01/27/2009 09:32
Despite an awfully bad production quality, this 1989 East-Bay album is awesome. It's considered as THE first ska-punk record and I believe it will go down in history as one of the greatest album of the genre. But even if you're not a huge fan of that type of music, you can still enjoy the energy and the enthusiasm that are present in every song. Anyway, this record is among my favorites, and if you like the musical style (and if the sound quality doesn't really matter to you) it should also be among yours too. These guys are real and passionate and you can definitely feel it by listening to the record. It's called Energy, and trust me, it really is.
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