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Albums Of The Week: Full Time Men | Part Time Job

Remember these guys? That's OK, I don't either. But now's the time to catch up on what you missed, thanks to this star-studded collection of ’80s garage-rock nuggets.

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: “In the mid-to-late ’80s, Full Time Men was a part-time venture of The Fleshtones’ Keith Streng (guitar and lead vocals) that featured his bandmates Gordon Spaeth (sax, harp), Robert Warren (bass, vocals) and Bill Milhizer (drums), along with Rich Thomas (lead guitar, vocals) from LESR. 

The 20-track Part Time Job collects the band’s entire recorded catalog. It features four previously unreleased songs: We Were Using, Reinvented, Pink Cloud and TOT (Toilet of Time), plus songs from the band’s 1984 self-titled debut EP Full Time Men, 1988’s Your Face My Fist, and 1999’s The Fabulous Sounds Of Coney Island ‎EP. The latter featured Ken Fox of The Fleshtones on bass and Andy York of John Mellencamp fame on lead guitar. This compilation also features cameos by Peter Zaremba (Fleshtones), Pat DiNizio (Smithereens), Dave Faulkner (Hoodoo Gurus), Stiv Bators, Jeff Connolly, Scott McCaughey and Peter Buck.