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The Ideal Copy

Wire

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The Ideal Copy sounds just as incredible now as it did back then. So many fun and layered sounds eminate throughout this sprawling album. From the surging wave of "Ahead" to the lush leanings of "Madman's Honey". From the oddly infectious beat of "Ambitious" to the swirly weirdness of "Cheeking Tongues". From the droning ambience of "Up to the Sun" to the jarring "Feed me", this album has it all for those with a keen ear for something oddball yet beautiful at the same time.

Biography

Formed: 1976 in London, England

Genre: Rock

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

Wire emerged out of the British punk explosion but, from the outset, maintained a distance from that scene and resisted easy categorization. While punk rapidly became a caricature of itself, Wire's musical identity — focused on experimentation and process — was constantly metamorphosing. Their first three albums alone attest to a startling evolution as the band repeatedly reinvented itself between 1977 and 1979. That capacity for self-reinvention,...
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