More 'Pronk', or more accurately , more Post-Punk in a style originated by XTC and Talking Heads. Nevertheless a rather interesting,well constructed tour around various rock time signatures ,littered with a smattering of dysfunctional melodies.
I am informed that The Cardiacs actually got in the charts once in the mid-eighties(1988),with a polished up version of track 4 on side B, "Is This The Life?"; and what a stadium anthem it is too. I could just imagine Bono's mullet and pixie boots doing a fairy dance on the monitors while The Edge chopped out these er....anthemic chords, at Live Aid. But, alas no, we got "I Will Follow",which was around,strangely at the same time as this monster.The difference being that U2 are now wanted for crimes against humanity and The Cardiacs are forgotten. Another glaring difference is that the Cardiacs did a good line in Spazz dancing, whereas,we all know what kind of abysmal pixie dance Boner used to do during 'Sunday Bloody Sunday'......style bypass = success apparently.
Message to Cardiacs obsessives;
I'm saying that I think The Cardiacs are quite GOOD, and not implying that they are a poor man's U2,and are probably at least the equals of XTC. So no trolling plz?
(Aww that nasty man didn't like my favourite pop/pronk group!?)
|A4||Over + Over + Over + Over|
|A6||A Big Noise In A Toy World|
|B1||Scratching Crawling Scrawling|
|B2||As Cold As Can Be In An English Sea|
|B4||Is This The Life?|
|B5||Nurses Whispering Verses|
|B6||A Time For Rejoicing|
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