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First Released: 1981 (Show All)
Tracks: 10
Label: US: Warner Brothers / UK: Virgin

Track listing[edit | edit source]

  1. Through Being Cool (3:11)
  2. Jerkin' Back 'N' Forth (3:03)
  3. Pity You (2:45)
  4. Soft Things (3:24)
  5. Going Under (3:25)
  6. Race of Doom (3:41)
  7. Love Without Anger (2:35)
  8. The Super Thing (4:19)
  9. Beautiful World (3:33)
  10. Enough Said (3:27)

Japanese CD issue adds:

  1. Working In The Coalmine (2:48)

1997 Infinite Zero CD reissue adds:

  1. Mecha-Mania Boy (2:42)
  2. Nu-Tra Speaks (2:16)

2010 Warner Brothers CD reissue adds:

  1. Nu-Tra Speaks (New Traditionalist Man) (1:40)
  2. One Dumb Thing (2:46)
  3. Modern Life (3:05)
  4. Faster And Faster (2:50)
  5. Psychology Of Desire (Demo) (4:23)
  6. It's A Beautiful World (E-Z Listening Version) (3:12)

Personnel[edit | edit source]

Additional Personnel[edit | edit source]

Production[edit | edit source]

Tour Setlist[edit | edit source]

  1. NuTra Theme
  2. Going Under
  3. Through Being Cool
  4. Jerkin' Back 'N' Forth
  5. Soft Things
  6. Pity You
  7. Girl U Want
  8. Planet Earth
  9. Whip It
  10. Race of Doom
  11. The Super Thing
  12. Uncontrollable Urge
  13. Mongoloid
  14. Jocko Homo
  15. Smart Patrol/Mr. DNA
  16. Gut Feeling
  17. Gates of Steel
  18. Booji's Beautiful World
  19. Working In The Coalmine (pre-recorded music bed, live vocals)
  20. DEVO Corporate Anthem (projection and tape playback)

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • This is the last album by Devo to have the phrase, "a subsidiary and licensee of Warner Bros. Inc.," on the back cover. However, cassettes by the band continued to use this phrase until 1984.

External Links[edit | edit source]

New Traditionalists (Master Release) -- Discogs
New Traditionalists (Release Group) -- MusicBrainz
New Traditionalists (Overview) -- AllMusic


New Traditionalists -- Wikipedia


DEVO
Mark Mothersbaugh | Gerry Casale | Bob Mothersbaugh
Bob Lewis | Bob Casale | Jim Mothersbaugh | Alan Myers
David Kendrick | Josh Freese
Jeff Friedl | Josh Hager
Record Labels / Publishers
Booji Boy Records | Warner Brothers | Enigma | Devo, Inc. 
Stiff | Virgin | Rykodisk | Infinite Zero | Restless | Discovery | Rhino 
MVD Audio | The Orchard | Superior Viaduct | Futurismo
Production
Brian Eno | Ken Scott | Robert Margouleff | Roy Thomas Baker | DEVO 
The Teddybears | Greg Kurstin | Santi White | John King | John Hill | Mark Nishita 
Official Studio Albums
Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (1978) | Duty Now For The Future (1979) | Freedom of Choice (1980) | New Traditionalists (1981) | oh, no! it's DEVO (1982) | Shout (1984) | Total DEVO (1988) | SmoothNoodleMaps (1990) | Something for Everybody   (2010)
Other Albums
Be Stiff EP (1977) | E-Z Listening Disc (1987) | Now It Can Be Told: DEVO at the Palace (1989) | Hardcore DEVO Vol. 1 74-77 (1990) | Hardcore DEVO Vol. 2 1974-1977 (1991) | DEVO Live: The Mongoloid Years (1992) | DEV-O Live (1999) | Recombo DNA (2000) | Live In Central Park (2004) | DEVO Live 1980 (2005) | New Traditionalists: Live 1981 Seattle (2012) | Something ELSE for Everybody  (2013) | Miracle Witness Hour  (2014) | Live at Max's Kansas City - November 15, 1977  (2014) | Butch Devo and the Sundance Gig  (2014) | Hardcore DEVO Live!  (2015)
Filmography
The Men Who Make The Music (1981) | Human Highway (1982) | We're All DEVO (1984) | The Complete Truth About De-Evolution (1993) | DEVO Live (2004) | DEVO Live In The Land Of The Rising Sun (2004) | DEVO Live 1980 (2005) | Hardcore DEVO Live!  (2015)
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