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Album Review

On the one hand, this album demonstrates business as usual with latter-day beat poet John Cooper-Clarke; on the other, it is ripe with unease in terms of Cooper-Clarke's direction, thanks to a more than casual nod to the obligations of a musical approach — Cooper-Clarke comes perilously close to singing in some spots, and dangerously close to copping a rap approach in others, while the Invisible Girls' backing keeps falling into a low-budget pop trap. Cooper-Clarke's poems remain quirky, and sometimes have his old cynical bite ("Beasley Street" sees him pouring words out against a gradually more urgent backing), but there are far too many times on this set when he seems at a loss as to where he's going. Still, he remains unique.


Born: 25 January 1949 in Salford, Manchester, England

Genre: Rock

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

Punk poet John Cooper Clarke was born January 25, 1949 in Manchester, England; he first began performing his verse backed by a local folk group called the Ferrets, but in 1977 signed to the Rabid Records label to release the Martin Hannett-produced single "Psycle Sluts." With his rapid-fire verbal delivery and stinging social commentary, Clarke quickly emerged as the poet laureate of the punk movement, and he read his work as an opening act for groups including the Sex Pistols and the Buzzcocks;...
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