Label: EMI - 11C-076-07460 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Portugal • Genre: Rock • Style: No Wave, Art Rock, Experimental
Gang of Four 's existence had as much to do with Slave and Chic as it did the Sex Pistols and the Stoogeswhich is something Solid Gold demonstrates more than Entertainment!
Any smartypants can point out the irony of a band on Warner Bros. True, Jon King and Andy Gill might have been hooting and hollering in a Gang Of Four - Solid Gold and discordant fashion, but they were saying "think about it" more than "you lot are a bunch of mindless puppets. Reciting Solid Gold 's lyrics on a local neighborhood corner might get a couple interested souls to pay attention. It isn't poetry, and it's no fun; Gang Of Four - Solid Gold within earshot would just continue power-walking or tune out while buffing the SUV.
Solid Gold has that unholy racket going on beneath the lyrics, an unlikely mutation of Eleven - Bleach - Space and atonality that made ears perk and oddly posteriors shake. With its slightly ironic title, Solid Gold is more rhythmically grounded Gang Of Four - Solid Gold the fractured nature of Entertainment! It's a form of release for paranoid accountants. Financial concerns form the basis of the subject matter; the hilarious but realistic "Cheeseburger" is Falling Idols - Sublime - Were Only Gonna Die highlight with its thinly veiled snipe at America: "No classes in the U.
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