Skatos Is Dead: A Collection of Early Work

by The Action!

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03:14
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02:34
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about

The Action! started out as a high school band called Skatos. This album compiles the most worthwhile recordings made by the band prior to changing their name to The Action!. All songs were recorded between 1999 and 2003.

credits

released July 28, 2015

Skatos Was:
Mike Gibson - Vocals/Guitar
Chris Nolan - Trumpet/Vocals
Adam Carkey - Bass/Vocals
Craig Chamberlain - Drums
Dan 'Rufus' King - Trombone
Brandon Hall - Trumpet/Vocals
Dave Piwinski - Trombone
Chris Zarpentine - Saxophone

All music written by Skatos/The Action! © 1999, 2001, 2003, 2015, Karol's Kid Productions
All lyrics written by Mike Gibson, except track 13 lyrics by Mike Gibson and Brandon Hall, and tracks 8 and 17 lyrics by Mike Gibson Chris Zarpentine and Brandon Hall
All lyrics © 1999, 2001, 2003, 2015, Karol's Kid Productions

Tracks 1, 3-5, 7-14 recorded and engineered by Sam "Hot Damn" Paterelli at Blue Jay Way Studios.
Tracks 2 & 6 recorded and engineered by Adam's friend at SUNY Fredonia.
Track 15 recorded by a bunch of suits at a TV station.
Tracks 16-18 recorded live at Planet 505 by some guy no one knows.
Track 19 recorded by 'Big' Mike Fiss.

Cover art by Mike Gibson

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The Action! Syracuse, New York

Ska is dead and we killed it. We can show you where the bodies are buried.

Fight the confines of your genre. Long live rock & roll.

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