Desire

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All Music Guide - Ted Mills
The follow-up to Half Mute was seen by most critics as the lesser of the two albums. But while the group does go over familiar territory, the results aren't bad. There is more of a leaning towards pop in tracks such as "Jinx" and the most excellent "Incubus Blue Suit" which, surprisingly, hasn't turned up on many new wave compilations; full of catchy synth lines by way of Vangelis/Kraftwerk, assaultive guitars, and "serious" lyrics, it's all here. Regrettably, the saxophone is mostly absent from this recording. Comparisons to Half Mute only point out what has been lost. The sax does poke its nose in on the tail end of the epic title track. A parody of "Holiday for Strings" ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Ted Mills
The follow-up to Half Mute was seen by most critics as the lesser of the two albums. But while the group does go over familiar territory, the results aren't bad. There is more of a leaning towards pop in tracks such as "Jinx" and the most excellent "Incubus Blue Suit" which, surprisingly, hasn't turned up on many new wave compilations; full of catchy synth lines by way of Vangelis/Kraftwerk, assaultive guitars, and "serious" lyrics, it's all here. Regrettably, the saxophone is mostly absent from this recording. Comparisons to Half Mute only point out what has been lost. The sax does poke its nose in on the tail end of the epic title track. A parody of "Holiday for Strings" "Holiday for Plywood" ends the album. The CD reissue adds tracks from the earlier No Tears EP and rearranges the track order.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/10/2006
  • Label: Crammed Disc Us
  • UPC: 876623004929
  • Catalog Number: 102
  • Sales rank: 230,313

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Tuxedomoon Primary Artist
Blaine L. Reininger Guitar, Strings, Violin, Keyboards, Vocals, Background Vocals
Vicki Aspinall Violin
Steven Brown Synthesizer, Percussion, Horn, Keyboards, Saxophone, Vocals, electronic percussion
Peter Principle Synthesizer, Bass, Guitar, Percussion
Al Robinson Cello
Winston Tong Vocals, Background Vocals
Paul Zahl Percussion, Drums, electronic percussion
Ali Robinson Cello
Technical Credits
Jamie Principle Composer
Blaine L. Reininger Composer, String Arrangements
Tuxedomoon Producer
Mike Brown Composer
Steven Brown Composer
Gareth Jones Producer, Engineer
Peter Principle Composer
Winston Tong Composer
Adrian Craig Executive Producer
Bruce Geduldig Filmmaker
Tommy Tadlock Producer
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

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    Memorable songs: East/Jinx/.../Music #1, Victims of the Dance, Desire, Holiday for Plywood, Litebulb Overkill, New Machine and No Tears. The juxtaposition of sounds are engaging.

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