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  • Long Walk Off a Short Pier [Do Speak, 1982] B-

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Long Walk Off a Short Pier [Do Speak, 1982]
Those who mourn the industrial-strength Pere Ubu find understandable solace in this harsh, hard-driven one-off featuring former Ubu guitarist Tom Herman. But it gets across mainly on its rough-cut spirit, and it could use a convincing front man, something the simpiest Ubu has never lacked. B-