Friday, September 05, 2008

love is a wonderful color

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CD reiusse of The Associates' third album, Sulk, 1982. Trouserpress pans it for all sorts of reasons (tinny production, self-consciousness, dramatic posing), but there's nothing wrong with pretentiousness or over-the-topness for me. Or tinny production, as long as the melodies are this strange and interesting. Billy Mackenzie's vocal flailing and histrionics are grrrreeat.


Associates - It's Better This Way
Associates - Party Fears Two

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1 comment:

rickdog said...

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You can search your blog and all the others in my custom google search:

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