Description:  "Quite Unusual" is the maxi-verson of this track which was first released on the album "Official Version"


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Album Description & Collectors information:




Music Genre:

Electro Dance 

Album Production Information:

The album: "FRONT 242 - Quite Unusual" was produced by: Les Editions Confidentielles, Nettwork Productions, Capitol Records.

Record Label Information:

Netttwerk NT12-3004

Media Format:

45rpm 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1986 Made in Belgium
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Band Description:

 Front 242 is a Belgian electronic music group that emerged in the late 1980s as a pioneering force in the industrial and EBM (Electronic Body Music) genres. Their innovative blend of hard-edged, industrial rhythms, driving electronic beats, and politically charged lyrics helped to define the sound of the electronic underground scene of the 1980s and 1990s.

 The band was formed in 1981 in Brussels, Belgium, by Daniel Bressanutti and Dirk Bergen. They were later joined by Patrick Codenys and Jean-Luc De Meyer, who became the band's lead vocalist. Front 242's early sound was characterized by a combination of raw electronic beats, aggressive bass lines, and metallic synths. They incorporated elements of punk, industrial, and dance music, which helped them to create a unique and highly influential sound.

 One of the key factors in Front 242's success was their use of technology. The band used cutting-edge synthesizers, samplers, and drum machines to create their distinctive sound. They were one of the first bands to use sequencers and drum machines live on stage, which added to their intense live performances.

 Front 242's lyrics dealt with social and political issues, such as war, fascism, and the erosion of civil liberties. They were highly critical of the political establishment and corporate power. Their music was often seen as a form of protest against the political status quo.

 The band's breakthrough album was 1988's "Front by Front," which was a critical and commercial success. The album contained the hit single "Headhunter," which became a club anthem and helped to popularize the EBM sound. The song's driving beats and provocative lyrics, combined with its catchy chorus, helped it to become one of the defining tracks of the EBM genre.

 Today, Front 242 is widely recognized as one of the most influential electronic music groups of all time. Their innovative use of technology and their politically charged lyrics helped to pave the way for a generation of electronic musicians. They remain a highly respected and admired band, whose influence can still be heard in the work of many contemporary electronic artists.