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B-52's - Wild Planet - Clear w/ Blue Splatter Color Vinyl Record

B-52's - Wild Planet - Clear w/ Blue Splatter Color Vinyl Record

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Completely up to task in following up their kitschy debut, the B-52's step everything up a notch on their ceaselessly fun 1980 sophomore album Wild Planet: songwriting, humor, melodies, hooks, and group interplay. Wild Planet also finds the band embracing stronger psychedelic accents that seamlessly mesh with its lava-lamp colors and textures.

Rollicking, rousing, and riotous, Wild Planet soars on vocal efforts put forth by the delightfully campy chanteuses Cindy Wilson and Kate Pierson, whose innocent girly tonalities wonderfully match up with Fred Schneider's effeminate deliveries and manic presentations. Add in Ricky Wilson's propulsive beach-bound guitar riffs, random squealing synthesizers, and a surfeit of danceable rhythms, and you have nothing less than a '80s masterpiece that, due to its optimistic vibes and buoyant grooves, only gets better with time.

As for clever humor and quirky character? Everywhere! Mentions of an icebox, fruit punch, and surprise greetings kick off the defining "Party Out of Bounds" while "Private Idaho" is an instant mix-tape essential, sent up with declamatory refrains and insouciant beats. 

01 Party out of Bounds 06 Devil in My Car
02 Dirty Back Road 07 Quiche Lorraine
03 Runnin' Around 08 Strobe Light
04 Give Me Back My Man 09 53 Miles West of Venus
05 Private Idaho

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Care Instructions

Keep away from the sun.

Never place it next to a Justin Bieber record.

Treat it like your grandma, you know if she was a record. Know what I mean? Tender care, don't talk back, and never interupt during Murder She Wrote. Wait - what the hell was I writing about-

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