June 22nd, 2009

same song rhumba

wire 1977



elastica 1994



i always loved this but like most everything with wire when their stuff was being released no one paid much mind. it's been all the rage to lather them with respect finally over the past few years. at last the cred they're due for being hideously ignored in the 70's, cravenly ripped off in the 80s/90s, now fawned over by tots who still do not comprehend anything but what will make their own sweet selves look cool.

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