AKUTT-80 "s/t" 7" E.P.
Formed in 1978 in a small town in Norway called Kongsvinger under the name Vicious Kids and later Riot, before settling for Akutt 80. The three kids aged 15, 17 and 18 find the vocalist in summer 1979 and quickly recorded a handful of songs at their bass player´s place, using the staircase as the vocal booth. His grandma, who was at home while the recording took place, did not like the vocals on “Prostituert” (Prostitute) and asked the boys to be more quiet, which can actually be heard on the recording.
The whole thing was recorded in one day. There are no overdubs of any kind; all straight in. 4 songs of mid tempo punk rock with one reggae influenced song that you could expect from 4 teenage boys back in 1979. How this EP (originally released in 1981) has become a classic that is sold at high prices is a mystery. The myth says that the band made a fire and destroyed a lot of the records. Certain sources have it that Denis (the bass player) did it as a sort of a statement.