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Back In the USA


Download links and information about Back In the USA by Mc5. This album was released in 1970 and it belongs to Rock, Hard Rock, Punk, Heavy Metal, Alternative genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 28:01 minutes.

Artist: Mc5
Release date: 1970
Genre: Rock, Hard Rock, Punk, Heavy Metal, Alternative
Tracks: 11
Duration: 28:01
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No. Title Length
1. Tutti-Frutti 1:27
2. Tonight 2:32
3. Teenage Lust 2:33
4. Let Me Try 4:13
5. Looking At You 3:01
6. High School 2:39
7. Call Me Animal 2:03
8. The American Ruse 2:28
9. Shakin' Street 2:19
10. The Human Being Lawnmower 2:21
11. Back In the USA 2:25



The MC5’s second studio album didn’t bulge at the seams with the raw proto-punk power of its 1969 debut, Kick Out the Jams. But there’s a deeper magic working its way throughout 1970’s Back in the USA. Here, the band soaked up the soul, doo-wop, and R&B coming out of its Detroit home and blasted it out from towering amplifiers. It opens with a supercharged cover of “Tutti-Frutti,” giving the tune more muscle than even Little Richard could. The band's own “Tonight” melds '50s jukebox-inspired riffs with lyrics of teen angst. Speaking of teen tension, you’d be hard-pressed to find a rock ‘n’ roll song that better channels the burning urgency of adolescent libidos than “Teenage Lust.” It conveys the palpable yearning for carnal indulgence even better than The Rolling Stones’ “(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction”—so much, that the only way to follow up the song’s climactic ending was with the smoldering soul ballad “Let Me Try,” where Rob Tyner’s voice serves as a reminder that he was raised on the emotional music coming out of Motown.