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  • The Pleasure Principle [Atco, 1980] B

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The Pleasure Principle [Atco, 1980]
Once again, metal machine music goes easy-listening. But last time the commander-in-chief of the tubeway army was singing about furtive sex, policemen, and isolation, while this time he's singing about robots, engineers, and isolation. In such a slight artist, these things make all the difference. B

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Everything Rocks and Nothing Ever Dies [1990s]