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Ray Gun Suitcase [Bonus Tracks]
     

Ray Gun Suitcase [Bonus Tracks]

by Pere Ubu
 

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Returned to indie label status for their tenth studio album, Pere Ubu again made music in the style familiar from their earliest recordings -- staccato rhythms and noisy guitars backing David Thomas' disjointed singing of repeated, obscure lyrics. Typical was "Vacuum in My Head" (with some of the ominous tone of "30 Seconds Over Tokyo"), in

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Returned to indie label status for their tenth studio album, Pere Ubu again made music in the style familiar from their earliest recordings -- staccato rhythms and noisy guitars backing David Thomas' disjointed singing of repeated, obscure lyrics. Typical was "Vacuum in My Head" (with some of the ominous tone of "30 Seconds Over Tokyo"), in which Thomas spoke-sang, "Vacuum cleaner in my head/It sucks up everything I know." The playing often had more delicacy and precision than early on, and Thomas varied his effects from mutters to shrieks. An acoustic guitar rendition of the Beach Boys' "Surfer Girl" was a distinct change of pace, even if its author, Brian Wilson, might not have recognized it in Thomas' performance. But Ray Gun Suitcase

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Release Date:
09/06/2005
Label:
Cooking Vinyl
UPC:
0711297008920
catalogNumber:
89

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