"Formed in L.A.'s South Bay in 1978, Descendents began as a power trio. In 1980 the band recruited vocalist Milo Aukerman, establishing themselves as major players in the Southern California Punk movement.
This album is characterized by its grooving bass and drums, deft wah-wah guitar, beautifully arranged horn charts, and angelic group harmonies. To honor the roots of The Brief Encounter, this first-ever U.S. reissue is being pressed in North Carolina.
Through self-taught piano improvisations and a stream of consciousness lyrical approach, Lonnie Holley reflects on the American experience. MITH lives very much in our world - the one of concrete and tears; of dirt and blood; of injustice and hope.