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The Reds


The Reds in 1992, photo: Theresa Marchione

The Reds in 1992, photo: Theresa Marchione

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“I came across the Reds while trying to find the component tracks for the soundtrack to Michael Mann`s excellent “Manhunter” film on the `net. These guys just sound awesome………..there`s no other way of putting it. I’ve rarely heard synth and guitar meld so completely in music, and vocals that literally growl and menace you from the speakers! There is not a bad track on this album, in fact there`s not even a mediocre one.! An album that seems to tie you in knots while you listen to it.
Music for damaged souls – listen and remember the dark times if you dare!”
J R Berryman, March 2003

This Is A Reds Alert!
Interview by Jock Vance
The Reds.   The name itself should tell you all you need to know.  Emotion. Intensity. A hint of danger. This is a band that exists very near the edge, and one that is not afraid of venturing over. And if they go, they plan to take you right along with them.  It’s a daring musical ideal, much in the same spirit of adventure that characterized the Doors and the Stooges, but it’s one to which keyboardist Bruce Cohen and guitarist/vocalist Rick Shaffer display a refreshing degree of commitment. The two Philadelphians are torch-bearers, upholding the tradition of experimentation that (read on…)

Shakin’ With The Reds Interview by Terry Burman, Stereo Guide Survival. That’s what Philadelphia’s the Reds have struggled with since the beginning. It hasn’t been easy for them. The band debuted on A&M in 1979 with a self-titled album. An EP followed containing a hot version of the Doors’ classic Break On Through. The tune typified The Reds’ approach: dark, moody and volatile (read on…)

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Music works to 1999
Music Recordings
Album
Company
Producer
Fatal Slide/Stronger Silence
Helter Skelter HS93CD26
The Reds
Tarock Music TM/D1
Mike Thorne
Manhunter Soundtrack
MCA 6182
The Reds
Band of the Hand Soundtrack
MCA 6167
Mike Thorne
Shake Appeal
Sire/Warner Bros. 24-02461
Mike Thorne
Fatal Slide
RCA SP-1048
The Reds
Stronger Silence
RCA SP-1037
The Reds
The Reds (10-inch)
A&M SP-3301
David Kershenbaum
Propaganda
A&M SP-4786
David Kershenbaum
The Reds
A&M SP-4772
David Kershenbaum
Music for the Movies
Nightmare on Elm Street 2
New Line
directed by Jack Shoulder

Terror In My Heart
Band of the Hand
Tri-Star
directed by Paul Michael Glaser

Turn It On

Hold On
Mission
Waiting For You
Original Score
Manhunter (aka Red Dragon)
DeLaurentis
directed by Michael Mann
Original Score
Music for Television
Miami Vice
NBC
directed by Michael Mann
Beat Away
Till The End
Waiting For You