Synth-pop classic celebrates its 40th Anniversary… 1981 will always serve as a year of particular good fortune when it comes to music, serving up some of the most iconic albums of the decade.
I have listened to several versions of Say Hello, Wave Goodbye.
I would suggest that there is no other measure of success or effectiveness.
To both complaints, the lay listener would just look astonished.
Whatever the confluence of intent and environment, the record still sets its own standards.
Not least of such tracks is Sleazy Films, a track clearly inspired by the old Times Square of peep shows and exotic dancers.
Here is his wonderful investigation.
I still have no idea how Elvis can so casually abuse his voice with the extreme shouting during the extended opening rap, when he attempts to laugh his audience into bed using one of his "strip your gears" monologues.