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Songs for Swinging Lovers [CD]

Radio Stars Audio CD
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Following the demise of Jet in 1976, vocalist Andy Ellison, bassist/writer Martin Gordon, guitarist Ian Macleod and drummer Chris Townson rehearsed new material at Island Records HQ in St. Peter's Square, London W12. After running the results past former Sparks manager John Hewlett, who had arranged these rehearsal sessions, the band went into Island Studios in the same building. ... Read more in Amazon's Radio Stars Store

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  • Audio CD (5 Jun 2006)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: CD
  • Label: Big Beat
  • ASIN: B000FG5NHO
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 35,797 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Songs from this album are available to purchase as MP3s. Click on "Buy MP3" or view the MP3 Album.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

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Listen  1. Good Personality 2:570.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Is It Really Necessary 2:570.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. The Beast Of Barnsley 2:400.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Nervous Wreck 2:120.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Nothing Happened Today0:450.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Eric 2:060.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Don't Waste My Time 2:390.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. Arthur Is Dead Boring (Let's Rot) 1:490.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  9. Macaroni And Mice 2:390.99  Buy MP3 
Listen10. Nice Girls 3:340.99  Buy MP3 
Listen11. Talking 'Bout You 1:580.99  Buy MP3 
Listen12. Buy Chiswick Records 1:490.99  Buy MP3 


Product Description

Product Description

• Classic Chiswick album from 1977, re-released in a cardboard replica of the original LP sleeve.

• This is uptempo power-pop/rock at its very best.


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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A timeless classic 30 Mar 2007
Format:Audio CD
Remember what pop songs used to sound like? This is is it - classic cuts from one of the most underrated bands of the late 70s. Perfect pop songs to jump up and down to, performed with tongues firmly in cheeks. Listen to this and you will see where the Kaiser Chiefs got it all from. You won't be disappointed.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Songs For Swinging Lovers 30 Dec 2009
Format:Audio CD
The best of the two Radio Stars studio albums. An absolute gem and a must for all fans of punk/new wave/1970s power pop. My vinyl copy from 1978 has been played endlessly, taped, put onto mp3 and now I have a a real cd of it! Excellent!
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4.0 out of 5 stars power pop/punk heaven! 22 Jan 2012
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Format:Audio CD
Existing somewhere between the power pop explosion (ala Cheap Trick) and the advent of Punk..Radio Stars crafted catchy, hooky tunes served up with crunchy guitar chords and Punky energy. Sense of humor prominently on display, these guys never seemed to take things too seriously..and never got much attention. Maybe they were ahead of their time? Bassist Martin Gordon was a member of the oddball band known as Sparks...and brings a bit of their quirkiness (and some fine Bass playing) with him. Give it a listen!
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