The B-52’s (ILPS 9580)(1979)

Kooky late 70s New Wave distillation of 50s trash aesthetic has dated not one jot in over 30 years thanks to Island boss Chris Blackwell’s no-nonsense production.

Lennon rated it, recognising his brutal guitar style, the wife’s banshee wail and a kindred embrace of surreality for the fun of it.

A great party rock record.

Published in: on March 1, 2012 at 3:02 pm  Leave a Comment  

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