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If you're looking for the atmospheric pre-Ure, Foxx classics, look no further than 'Slow Motion', 'Quiet Men', 'Dislocation' & 'Just For A Moment'. JF's vocals at their most detached.


"Systems...." WAS the Catalyst to The Midge Ure-esq Ultravox, AND The New Romantic Sound of the day, A BRILLIANT Album, And Even Now In 2006, Sounds Really Fresh, Exciting, and Almost a Brand New Sound, Also Though, It Shows That John Foxx Was a Genius, and still Is, I Remember When Midge Ure Joined Ultravox, They Played Live "Quiet man" and "Slow Motion" etc, So That was How Great These Songs were, But The Album Tracks Are Just as Fantastic. A DEFINATE Buy for ALL Ultravox Fans------Foxx OR Ure Era"s, This Record Fits In Absolutely Perfectly Either Way you feel,

32 yrs ago?

I saw them live at "Eric's" in Liverpool, it must have been 78 just before this album' at the time I prefered " ha ha ha" but I think this stands the test of time better. The Kev Samson film "Awaydays" uses tracks from it &it really helps captures the era. Great film Great album


Formed: 1974 in London, England

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s, '10s

Rejecting the abrasive guitars of their punk-era contemporaries in favor of lushly romantic synthesizers, Ultravox emerged as one of the primary influences on the British electro-pop movement of the early '80s. Formed in London in 1974, the group -- originally dubbed Ultravox! -- was led by vocalist and keyboardist John Foxx (born Dennis Leigh), whose interest in synths and cutting-edge technology began during his school years. With an initial lineup consisting of bassist Chris Cross, keyboardist/violinist...
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