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CURVE

Cuckoo

Heavyweight LP £18.00

Release Date: 25/08/2017

Discs: 1

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"Cuckoo" is a marvel. Curve have excelled themselves” Melody Maker 1993

“Cuckoo' is an album's album. It is … a very special exhibit” Select 1993


Described, variously, as “dusky and mysterious, cosmetic and up-for-it”, “Industrial techno disco,” and “like a Japanese express train”, Curve’s second album Cuckoo is more sophisticated, more seductive, less serrated, even squelchy in places than their debut, Doppelganger. A mature, fluent, and literary album, it hit the Top 30 on release in 1993.

Cuckoo takes the listener from the established hallmarks and runs with them - over the horizon - to many new and rich areas of pop melodrama. Delicate and gorgeous moments sit easily with their simultaneously cool and incendiary sound. A more personal album, it is nonetheless metallic, unforgiving, LOUD, clear.

As with Doppelganger the album was produced by the band with Flood and Steve Osborne, and it was mixed by Alan Moulder.

It is home to the lead tracks from singles ‘Blackerthreetracker’ EP and ‘Superblaster’ and is regarded by the band as their best piece of work.

Now the album is once again available on vinyl and includes brand new sleevenotes by Andrew Collins.  The 180gsm vinyl includes an MP3 download.

SIDE ONE
1. MISSING LINK
2. CRYSTAL
3. MEN ARE FROM MARS, WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS
4. ALL OF ONE
5. UNREADABLE COMMUNICATION

SIDE TWO
1. TURKEY CROSSING
2. SUPERBLASTER
3. LEFT OF MOTHER
4. SWEETEST PIE
5. CUCKOO
NB: This LP comes with an MP3