9.11.08

Wire - Pink flag



1. Reuters
2. Field Day for the Sundays
3. Three Girl Rhumba
4. Ex Lion Tamer
5. Lowdown
6. Start to Move
7. Brazil
8. It's So Obvious
9. Surgeon's Girl
10. Pink Flag
11. Commercial
12. Straight Line
13. 106 Beats That
14. Mr Suit
15. Strange
16. Fragile
17. Mannequin
18. Different to Me
19. Champs
20. Feeling Called Love
21. 12 X U
22. Options R [*]

Perhaps the most original debut album to come out of the first wave of British punk, Wire's Pink Flag plays like The Ramones Go to Art School -- song after song careens past in a glorious, stripped-down rush. However, unlike the Ramones, Wire ultimately made their mark through unpredictability. Very few of the songs followed traditional verse/chorus structures -- if one or two riffs sufficed, no more were added; if a musical hook or lyric didn't need to be repeated, Wire immediately stopped playing, accounting for the album's brevity (21 songs in under 36 minutes on the original version). The sometimes dissonant, minimalist arrangements allow for space and interplay between the instruments; Colin Newman isn't always the most comprehensible singer, but he displays an acerbic wit and balances the occasional lyrical abstraction with plenty of bile in his delivery. Many punk bands aimed to strip rock & roll of its excess, but Wire took the concept a step further, cutting punk itself down to its essence and achieving an even more concentrated impact. Some of the tracks may seem at first like underdeveloped sketches or fragments, but further listening demonstrates that in most cases, the music is memorable even without the repetition and structure most ears have come to expect -- it simply requires a bit more concentration. And Wire are full of ideas; for such a fiercely minimalist band, they display quite a musical range, spanning slow, haunting texture exercises, warped power pop, punk anthems, and proto-hardcore rants -- it's recognizable, yet simultaneously quite unlike anything that preceded it. Pink Flag's enduring influence pops up in hardcore, post-punk, alternative rock, and even Britpop, and it still remains a fresh, invigorating listen today: a fascinating, highly inventive rethinking of punk rock and its freedom to make up your own rules. [The original 1989 CD issue by Restless Retro features a bonus track, "Options R."] (via allmusic.com)

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Cd que habiamos subido el 11/12/06 y hoy Hrodric nos envia nuevamente.

11 comentarios:

guillehsxcsx dijo...

altisima banda, altisimo disco...

AH dijo...

como siempre, tu aporte es impecable kristian..
preparate que el próximo disco de 100fuegos tiene una versión de Reuters.

Saludos!

tripa punk core dijo...

espere durante años obtener este disco!!! graciaaaaaaaas!!!

pancho dijo...

Gracias por el disco
se trata de la reedicion remasterizada que salio este año?

Murdock dijo...

lo tengo este disco, muy bueno.

sagrado dijo...

bandaza, discazo

Fraticornicos Fan Club dijo...

"pink flag" es un discazo, pero son mejores "chairs missing" y la obra maestra "154".

Hay videos en you tube. Busquen.

emix dijo...

Que grande que es gigasize...entro a un link de más de medio año y aún está disponible.
Deberíamos todos subir a lugares asi, no como rapidshare que enseguida los dan de baja

Espero que el disco esté bueno

29 de junio 2007

Marce dijo...

Excelente disco. En You Tube hay concierto glorioso para la TV alemana en 1979, para volarse los sesos

pepeck dijo...

La ultima vez q escuche este disco fue hace mas de 2 años , un par de dias antes q naciera mi hijo.lo puse en el discman y me subi al techo de la casa de mi suegra en Cap. del Monte y me puse a ver como se incendiaba el Uritorco de noche!

Jorge Alfonso dijo...

UN DIS-CA-ZO.
Muchas gracias por subirlo. Saludos.