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. . . . Rhodesia - Japan - Obscure Alternatives (CD, Album)

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  1. The resulting album, Obscure Alternatives, lived mostly in the solid foundation of their rock-funk sound, still with plenty of raw guitar, snarling lyrics, and rich, melodious basslines. Songs like the opener, “Automatic Gun,” offered more of a pop feel, while “ Rhodesia,” settled into a hearty blues rhythm with a reggae guitar riff.
  2. Japan Obscure Alternatives CD. Description. Tracks. Credits. Japan 's second album possessed an energetic rawness very different from the band's later work, but also hinted at the band's more discreet adventures to come.
  3. The compilation reached No. 26 in the UK and spent 46 weeks on the album chart, being certified Gold by the B.P.I. in January Assemblage was the first of numerous Japan compilations issued by Hansa Records/ BMG Ariola / Sony BMG Music Entertainment but remains the only one originally released in consultation with the band members themselves.
  4. Like Japan themselves, Obscure Alternatives is a tremendously engaging album full of great songs, fantastic playing, and mystique. The perfect creature to step forward post UK punk blitzkrieg.
  5. Artist: Japan Genre: Rock Release Date: 04/12/ Label: Sony Music Group Catalog Number: Recording: Studio Length: Format: CD Note: contains: Adolescent Sex () Obscure Alternatives () Quiet Life ().
  6. Japanese CD edition of LP originally released in There are two CDs with the same catalogue #. This edition is the reissue CD and has both ¥3, & ¥2, written on the Japanese Obi & back of CD cover. Whilst the first pressing has ¥3, written on the Japanese Obi/5(3).
  7. Standing outside on a kitchen floor Love utensils in the palm of her hand Saluting supermarket majorettes We understand Oh muzak for digital clocks Departmental stores, vacate no sound Exchanging surgical appliances On hired ground And love blows through Rhodesia And.
  8. AllMusic Review by Amy Hanson [+] Their second album to hit the shelves in , Japan 's sophomore effort, Obscure Alternatives, found the band dropping most of their debut's funk fringe in favor of guitar-oriented fuzz and quirk -- scooping up the glitter left behind by all the scene's other nascent Siouxies and Adam Ants.

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