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    • Wire's 'Pink Flag' (33 1/3 Series)

    • By: Wilson Neate
    • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
    • Length: 4 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    In contrast with many of their punk peers, Wire were enigmatic and cerebral, always keeping a distance from the crowd. Although Pink Flag appeared before the end of 1977, it was already a meta-commentary on the punk scene and was far more revolutionary musically than the rest of the competition. Few punk bands moved beyond pared-down rock 'n' roll and garage rock, football-terrace sing-alongs or shambolic pub rock and, if we're honest, only a handful of punk records hold up today as anything other than increasingly quaint period pieces.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This guy nails it - best 33 1/3 book I've read

    • By Billy on 02-13-13

    Regular price: $14.95