By request, here's another Pere Ubu
album from the nineties. Features one of my favorite Ubu songs, "Wasted"
. This album was released two years after the horrible Worlds In Collision
(which AMG for some reason seems to love), and sees David Thomas
return to his more creative and playful side. It's still all pretty slick, and especially the annoying echoed drums remind more of stadium rock than art rock. The guitar work by Jim Jones
is amazing however, and is stylistically very much in line with early Ubu records.
Overall this is a fairly mediocre Ubu album, which is still too slick for its own good, but it's an important step in the right direction, eventually leading to the return to their roots with 1995's Ray Gun Suitcase
. Highlights of this album are the opening track, "Wasted", which starts off like
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