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BE-BOP DELUXE – Futurama

August 9, 2020

Harvest 1975 / Esoteric 2019 Great deception as an artistic statement: British situationists serve up a symphony of trouble and confusion. Decades after its release, “Futurama” remains a unique record: an art-rock entity devoid of progressive pretense, the second album … Continue reading

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BE-BOP DELUXE – Modern Music

June 1, 2020

Harvest 1976 / Esoteric 2019 With jet-age life getting worse, British band start to part with glory and move into sunset eternity. Self-referencing is a neat rock trope that crops up occasionally, yet making a discourse meta is almost unheard … Continue reading

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BE-BOP DELUXE Revisit “Modern Music”

September 20, 2019

1976 saw BE-BOP DELUXE ride high: after proved to be successful, Bill Nelson and his band were determined to make hay, and that album’s successor “Modern Music” saw the light of day a mere seven months after their third LP. … Continue reading

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BE-BOP DELUXE – Sunburst Finish

June 3, 2019

Harvest 1976 / Esoteric 2018 Half in anger, half in sadness, English purveyors of secret prophesies serve up their greatest work without selling their souls down the river. The second half of the ’70s saw, as oxymoronic as it may … Continue reading

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BE-BOP DELUXE Reissue “Futurama” As A Box Set

February 16, 2019

If there ever was an ensemble whose very name demanded a deluxe reissue of their catalogue, it would be – of course – BE-BOP DELUXE, whose melange of classic rock influences not only made them a classic band but also … Continue reading

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