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Wall of Voodoo

  • Call of the West [I.R.S., 1982] B

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Call of the West [I.R.S., 1982]
Those who believe synth-pop means that the end is near should cf. WoV's 1980 EP, which gave no hint they were capable of tunes as neat and witty as "Mexican Radio" or "Lost Weekend." Maybe soon vocalist-lyricist Stanard Ridgway will fall in love with a human and start pretending he's a nice guy. B