Marisa Fox
May 21, 1993 AT 04:00 AM EDT

1985-1990: The A List

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
Producers
Mute
genre
Rock

We gave it a B

This British foursome turned out some of the most astute punk anthems of the late ’70s. They took a break from each other in 1980, explored the ambient-to-experimental side of things on their own, then regrouped in ’85, a cerebral, complex, and vastly different band. On 1985-1990: The A List They’ve traded in simple punk riffs for subtle, fluid pop, but unfortunately sacrificed their most compelling element — gripping angst — along the way. B

You May Like

Comments

EDIT POST