- With outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound or BETTER on both sides, this vintage pressing is overflowing with analog magic in its grooves – exceptionally quiet vinyl too
- Talk about sound that is positively jumpin’ out of the speakers – every instrument here is clear and present, laid out from wall to wall right in your listening room
- Tubey Magic in 1979? Somehow they managed to pull it off. So dynamic too. What a recording!
- A New Wave Classic, 5 stars in the All Music Guide: “These songs illustrated that the B-52’s’ adoration of camp culture… was a world view capable of turning out brilliant pop singles and, in turn, influencing mainstream pop culture… a hell of a good time.”
We think you will be surprised at just how good the sound can be. And you may or may not be surprised at just how FUN the music is.
Listen to the huge, spacious soundstage and amazingly rich, full-bodied and uncolored tonality that earned this recording a place in our Top 100.
Who knew that good sounding records were still being recorded in 1979? Candy-O comes to mind, but the B-52s’ first album has virtually none of the grit and Roy Thomas Baker heavy-processing of that one, and a lot more Tubey Magic to boot — when you get a pressing like this of course. (more…)