A one-of-a-kind period piece, URGH! A MUSIC WAR belongs in the library of any music fan with an affection for the 1980s. Recorded at a series of specially staged concerts in London, Paris, New York, and Los Angeles in August and September 1980, it offers a snapshot of the musical
universe that was spun off by the Big Bang of punk. All the bands seen here were referred to at the time as "new wave," a meaningless term that means nothing more than that they were different than what had come before. Fans of the bands involved get to see them in crisply photographed club
performances, while general audiences are exposed to a wide range of styles from a period when the p...