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Pink Flag

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Description: Wire's debut is the smartest record of the '77 punk explosion, a formally seamless suite of 21 songs in 35 minutes, edited to the bone and graced with allusive, thoughtful lyrics, howled by Colin Newman like political slogans. The band's crisp, precise snap gets an awful lot of mileage out of their three-and-a-half chords, and their attack never lets up. The album's minimal structures and snarly guitar sound are still hugely influential ("12XU" has been covered many times, and Elastica's "Connection" is basically a rewrite of "Three Girl Rhumba"), and its sequence is so perfect that the band that o ... (more)
Manufacturer: Restless Records
Release date: 1 July 1993
EAN: 0018777236027 UPC: 018777236027
Tags: Punk (3), 1970s (2), London (1), England (1), 1977 (1), M (1), Pitchfork 70s (1), New Wave (1), 1970's (1), Rock (1), Cassette (1)
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MightyQuinn added this to a list 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Best albums I've heard (396 music items)
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500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die! (500 music items)

"Wire were the British pioneers of art-punk, and their angular, unsettling songs often did their work in little more than a minute. A quarter-century on, their debut still sounds contemporary: Those who adore the Strokes will find much to please them here. Standout track: “Three Girl Rhumba”"


ToonHead2102 added this to a list 3 months, 2 weeks ago
1,000 Albums to Listen to Before Death... (1971 music items)

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