Coupled here are two of the rarest albums by the Boys . "To Original Hell With" first saw the light of day on Casino Steel's Revolution Records in 1989 though the recordings actually date back to 1979 . They are totally different mixes to the ones eventually issued on the "To Hell WithThe Boys" album on Safari , much rawer and live sounding. "Odds N Sods" also came out in 1989 on the german Totenkopf label . Compiled by Campino , long time Boys fanatic and vocalist with Die Toten Hosen , the release was made up of previously unreleased studio tracks from between 1977 /1981.
The Boys were perhaps punk's saddest casualty. They could — indeed, should — have been enormous. Certainly they were one of the finest live acts around ... Allmusic