Comateens

“1980 - 1985 (3lp Gf,8p Booklet,printed I”

TRILPFR055 scanZoom inLabelTricatel
Cat. No.TRILPFR055
FormatEXCLS3LP
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Special remarks : Dlx 3LP Gatefold + 8 pages booklet + printed inner sleeves (all original single artworks) + download code Genre: Synth Pop Tracklist : COMATEENS PICTURES ON A STRING DEAL WITH IT Tracklist : 1 / COMATEENS A1 - Ghosts A2 - Late Night City A3 - One By One A4 - TVC 15 A5 - All Ways A6 - Summer in the City B1 - Nightmare B2 - Strangler B3 - Overseas B4 - The Munsters Theme B5 - Raceway B6 - Keep The Pace 2 / PICTURES ON A STRING C1 - Get Off my Case C2 - The Late Mistake C3 - Ice Machine C4 - Comateens C5 - Pictures on a String C6 - Garbanzo D1 - Uptown D2 - Cinnamon D3 - Cold Eyes D4 - Desert Song D5 - Donna D6 - Crime Time 3 / DEAL WITH IT E1 - Resist Her E2 - Confessions E3 - Love Will Follow You E4 - Satin Hop E5 - Deal With It F1 - Nightmare F2 - Walking Watching F3 - Don’t Come Back F4 - Jo-Ni F5 - Ask Yourself Short Info : In the fall of 1978, after working with a series of bands, New York-based musician and composer Nick West became interested in experimenting with minimalism, collaborating with guitarist and songwriter Ramona Jan and Lyn Byrd. They decided to play pure pop but to substitute a primitive electronic beatbox for a human drummer. The result was Comateens, becoming one of the first groups to discard the traditional sounds and line-ups used by everyone else in New York City’s downtown music scene of the late 1970s. In 1980 Nick’s brother Oliver joined them as guitarist, and after going on to release three major label albums (Comateens, Pictures On A String, and Deal With It), and with some successful tours and dance-club hits behind them, the band split up following the terribly untimely death of Oliver in June 1987. However in 1988 Virgin Records issued another LP entitled West & Byrd, recorded by Nick and Lyn as a duo, and in 1991 released a retrospective compilation called ‘One By One: Best O

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