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The Absentees

The Absentees has been played on NTS in shows including Crossed Wires w/ Amanda Siegel, featured first on 26 May 2017. Songs played include Tryin To Mess With Me.

USA punk band from Long Beach, California. Formed in 1978 as The Absentee Concept, they would later shorten their name to The Absentees. In 1981 the band released a 7" single "Tryin' To Mess With Me" / "F.U.M." which would become, in the 1990's, the most sought after Californian punk single. The band originally split in 1983 but reformed in the late 1990's.

Tryin To Mess With Me
The Absentees
U.G. Records1981
Tryin To Mess With Me
The AbsenteesU.G. Records1981