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Another Green World; Before And After Science; Brian Eno;

BRIAN ENO Here Come the Warm Jets, Taking Tiger Mountain (by Strategy), Another Green World, Before and After Science (Astralwerks)

Between Roxy Music and his famous ambient experiments, Eno put out these four ''pop'' albums, each of which features vocals and varying degrees of old-fashioned song-writing. Jets and Tiger are packed with weird ideas and boundless energy, but they're overly beholden to the technology of the time. World and Science, on the other hand, still sound startlingly fresh, mixing accessible rock (''Backwater'') with quietly sublime artmope laments (''Science and I''). Jets, Tiger; B+ World, Science: A

Originally posted Jun 04, 2004 Published in issue #768 Jun 04, 2004 Order article reprints

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