8 thoughts on “ A Very Good Idea - Material Issue - International Pop Overthrow (CD, Album) ”

  1. 15 rows · A title like International Pop Overthrow suggests a far more revolutionary and ambitious approach than what Material Issue actually served up on its first album -- Jim Ellison doesn't sound like he wants to take over the world so much as he wants (a) a girl to like him, and (b) three-minute pop songs to regain their rightful place on the radio (which, come to think of it, was a fairly revolutionary 9/
  2. Material Issue was a band that was as out of place in the early 90's grunge era as the Raspberries were in the early 70's heavy rock era of extended guitar and drum solos. Twenty years later we can only hope there will be a belated appreciation for this band and the pure pop brilliance of International Pop Overthrow/5(34).
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of International Pop Overthrow on Discogs.
  4. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of International Pop Overthrow on Discogs. Label: Mercury - • Format: CD Album • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Rock & Roll, Power Pop/5(28).
  5. Editors’ Notes Chicago’s Material Issue, led by singer-guitarist Jim Ellison, performed joyful ‘60s-inspired pop music that was never about an “Overthrow” but a continuation of a fine pop music tradition. Ellison, sadly, committed suicide before the ‘90s were out. But his classic debut album, with bassist Ted Ansani and drummer Mike Zelenko, is a classic that is finally back in print.
  6. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 20th Anniversary Edition CD release of International Pop Overthrow on Discogs. Label: Hip-O Select - B,Mercury - B • Format: CD Album, Limited Edition, Remastered 20th Anniversary Edition • Country: US • Genre: Rock • Style: Rock & Roll, Power Pop/5(3).
  7. Material Issue was a band that was as out of place in the early 90's grunge era as the Raspberries were in the early 70's heavy rock era of extended guitar and drum solos. Twenty years later we can only hope there will be a belated appreciation for this band and the pure pop brilliance of International Pop Overthrow/5(31).
  8. Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Material Issue - International Pop Overthrow at Discogs. Complete your Material Issue collection/5(82).

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