[kj] Meninblack

gingoblin at easynet.co.uk gingoblin at easynet.co.uk
Thu Mar 24 13:32:05 EST 2005

Hmm, I must admit that's there's not *too* much that's great about Aural 
Sculpture, but it still has its moments for me (like every album 'til Hugh 
As for the Damned... well, they're one of my all-time favourite bands, so 
I'll leave it at that :-)   It's either that or ten pages of wittering on!


At 12:38 24/03/2005 -0500, gregslawson at aol.com wrote:
>What's so great about the Strangler's "Aural Sculpture"? It just sounds 
>like lame synth-pop to me. It's such a change from their early stuff like 
>"Nobody's Heroes". That group (like the Damned, another band I think is 
>overrated) was never too popular in the US.
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>At 17:27 24/03/2005 +0000, Graeme Rowland
>  wrote:
> > > The Stranglers - Meninblack Has its
> > > moments, but not their
> > > best. Only really playing it 'cos I picked up a
> > > cheap CD.
> >
> >
> >I actually think it is their best!!!
>Someone has toI s'pose! It's the one so many people seem to dislike (well, 
>at least until the later 80's LP's), but I've always had a soft spot for 
>it. Didn't actually seem as good as I remembered it when I was playing the 
>new CD I got, but still got some great moments. I think The Raven gets the 
>tip for the top from me. Black & White and Rattus are also damn good though.
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