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Artist: Various Artists
Title: Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs Present - The Tears Of Technology
Format: LP 180 Gram Vinyl
Label: ACE - UK
Catalog Number:68
Barcode:029667001168 itemnumber=1000124519
Price: Pre-Order  $46.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: ROCK
Release Date: 3/13/2020
Availability: Not Currently In Stock
Return Eligibility: NON-RETURNABLE
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(5% DISCOUNT THRU 2-28-20) (2-LP set) Compiled by Saint Etienne's Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs, "The Tears Of Technology" celebrates this brief period when scruffy synth duos from the provinces broke through and took over British pop. Like mellotrons before them, synths could project a strange and deep emotion; listen to OMD's 'Sealand', or the Human League's 'WXJL Tonight', and it was clear that something in the wiring had an inherent melancholy. "The Tears Of Technology" celebrates an era of electronic melancholia, synthesized intimacies and insights - even Tomorrow's World didn't see that coming. The double LP is available on 180g vinyl and contains a bonus track - the Turquoise Swimming Pools' 'The Winds'.

Track Listing
SIDE 1

 1. 
JEAN WALKS IN FRESH FIELDS - China Crisis

 2. 
GREY SKIES - Turquoise Days

 3. 
REAL TO REAL - Simple Minds

 4. 
TIDAL FLOW - Illustration

 5. 
AN EVENING IN THE RAY - Care

 6. 
THE WINDS - The Turquoise Swimming Pools


SIDE 2

 1. 
YOUTH - Soft Cell

 2. 
EUROPE AFTER THE RAIN - John Foxx

 3. 
PERSONAL LOSS - Patrik Fitzgerald

 4. 
LIGHTS OF APRIL - Eyeless In Gaza

 5. 
SEALAND - Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark


SIDE 3

 1. 
PRIVATE PLANE - Thomas Leer

 2. 
DIRECT LINES - Electronic Circus

 3. 
UNLESS - The Pale Fountains

 4. 
OCTOBER (LOVE SONG) - Chris & Cosey

 5. 
A MAP OF YOU - New Musik


SIDE 4

 1. 
WXJL TONIGHT - The Human League

 2. 
CHRISTIANA - Paul Haig

 3. 
TINY CHILDREN - The Teardrop Explodes

 4. 
BEHIND THE SHADES - Oppenheimer Analysis

 5. 
FEATHER BED - Trevor Bastow


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Release Format: LP         
Vinyl Weight: 180 grams
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