ART OF NOISE - WHO'S AFRAID OF THE ART OF NOISE, BEAT BOX

 

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Art of Noise's first full album, (Who's Afraid Of?) The Art of Noise!, consolidated the future shock of the earlier EPs and singles in one entertaining and often frightening and screwed-up package. Rarely has something aiming for modern pop status also sought to destroy and disturb so effectively. The most legendary song is still "Close (To the Edit)," benefiting not merely from the innovative video but from its strong funk groove and nutty sense of humor in the mostly lyric-less vocals, not to mention the "hey!" vocal hook the Prodigy would sample for "Firestarter

Titles include BEAT BOX and moments in love, working titles for art of noise's first album included: Beat Box, Worship, Snapshots and the Movement of Desire, But the Art Of Noise suddenly realised...

ZTT (Zang Tuum Tumb) Records, 1984, 2060492, Made in West Germany

Photography Anton Corbijn

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Track Listing of: WHO'S AFRAID OF THE ART OF NOISE, BEAT BOX

    Side One:
  1. A Time for Fear (Who's afraid)
  2. Beat Box (Diversion One)
  3. Memento
  4. How to kill
  5. Realisation
    Side Two:
  1. Who's Afraid (of the Art of Noise)
  2. Moments in Love
  3. Snapshot
  4. Close (to the edit) ear no split seams.

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