Nineteeneighties

Album Review of Nineteeneighties by Grant-Lee Phillips.

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Nineteeneighties

Grant-Lee Phillips

Nineteeneighties by Grant-Lee Phillips

Release Date: Jun 27, 2006
Record label: Zoe / Cooking Vinyl
Genre(s): Indie, Rock

70 Music Critic Score
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Nineteeneighties - Fairly Good, Based on 1 Critics

AllMusic - 70
Based on rating 7/10
70

Or, "Grant Lee Phillips Sings All Your New Wave Favorites". The theme of this album is summed up simply enough in its title, on which Phillips covers 11 songs that should be immediately familiar to anyone who had their ear tuned to college radio or MTV's The Cutting Edge during the early to mid-'80s. The list of artists covered is certainly stellar enough -- the Smiths, the Cure, Pixies, R.E.M., Joy Division, Nick Cave, Robyn Hitchcock, the Psychedelic Furs, and more.

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