Friday, 10 August 2012


Year:  1987
Country:  Basque Country
City:  Motriku
Label:  Oihuka
Format:  LP , cassette
Tracks:  12
Time:  30 min.
Genre:  rock
Style:       Punk  Rock

"Delirium Tremens + Zarrapo" (1987). was the debut for both bands from the Basque Country. Their music is no doubt punk-rock but their sound is very clean with a very good production near to pop / rock sound. Their lyrics were always with strong political ideas and Delirium Tremes did 3 albums more after. 
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"Ikusi eta ikasi"
Year:  1989
Country:  Basque Country
City:  Mutriku
Label:  Oihuka
Format:  CD
Tracks:  16
Time:  48
Genre:  rock
Style:         Punk  Rock

This is one of the 4 best albums of pop / rock made in Basque Country during the entire decade of the 80s. The language barrier prevented Delirium tremens had the success of La Polla Records or Roadblock, two bands besides the music market in Spain, also expandieon throughout South America. Delirium Tremens not left the small Basque Country, but their land are still remembered today for this fantastic drive punk-pop super-refined and well produced. The music and melodic voice, but the lyrics were just as harsh policies and their compatriots Kortatu or Hertzainak. Magnifco. 9/10
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"Hiru aeroplano"
Year:  1990
Country:  Basque Country
City:  Motriku
Label:  Oihuka
Format:  CD
Tracks: 10
Time:  40 min.
Genre:  rock
Style:        Pop  Punk

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"Bilbo zuzenean"
Year:  1991
Country:  Basque Country
City:  Bilbao
Label:  Esan Ozenki
Format:  LP , CD
Tracks:  14
Time:  45 min.
Genre:        Punk Rock

Nowadays is quite hard and difficult to find this album in any format, CD or LP but is curious the fact when the album was made in 1991, it has few succes and the band said "good bye" just after this live concert, twenty four august of 1991 in Bilbo City. Many years after it seem there are quite people interesting to get the disk, and is not strange at all. Here we have the best DELIRIUM TREMENS fourteen songs, written and recorded during its short live (six years), just a split tape nexto to Zarrapo and two excellent albums. For those who has never listened DELIRIUM TREMENS to mention they remind a lot the british punk rock band Peter & The Test Tube Babies in its two albums "The mating sounds of south american frogs " and  also "Soberphobia", in the sense both bands make punk rock, but very quite, calm, slow and melodic, closer to Mod or power pop bands. Despite this similarity between these two bands, lyrically they are totally different. Meanwhile Peter & The Test Tube Babies write songs about: saturday night, beer, sex or football, etc. DELIRIUM TREMENS has lyrical themes such as: politics, social issues or personal emotions. The thing is these fourteen tracks are frankly good and the quality sound is perfect (sometimes it remind a studio sound).
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