Label: Thomsun Electronics - en-1215 • Format: Cassette Album, Stereo • Country: Saudi Arabia • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock
Arguably the peak of Brix Smith-era Fall, the rousing, riff-loaded Bend Sinister stands as one of the band's most rounded and satisfying records. With edgy, bubblegum pop mixing with crepuscular experimentalism, the album finds Mark E. Smith flitting between being playful ("Terry Waite Sez," "Riddler") and disgruntled ("Gross Chapel," "Shoulder Pads," and the fuming hymn of hate to the /5(32).
"~This was the album that drew me into the world of The Fall, and I have never left. It was , I was a sixth-former at Mangotsfield School (near Bristol in England), a nervous, shy, country-dwelling, poetry-loving Smiths fan with a deep interest in Science Fiction, an unhealthy obsession with Kate Bush, and an even unhealthier obsession with "Doctor Who" (an obsession which eventually bore /5(32).
Wolstencroft, S: drums. Sitting in relative obscurity in the middle of side two of "Bend Sinister", "Bournemouth Runner" gives a humorous account of the tale of the theft of the band's "swirly logo" backdrop at a gig in Bournemouth in October As such, it provides a light prelude to the following track, the much more intense "Riddler!".
Bournemouth Runner Lyrics: Consumed with premonition / Of trouble on horizon / By my remarks I was certain / I was destined persecution / But then I took a chase after the Bournemouth Runner!
Bend Sinister, an Album by The Fall. Released 29 September on Beggars Banquet (catalog no. BEGA75; Vinyl LP). Genres: Post-Punk. Rated #69 in the best albums of .
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