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UK Decay

February

1982

Sounds

album review

 
 
UK DECAY

For Madmen Only

“THREE bass players and six release dates later I can at last send you a copy" wrote Abbo in his letter. Listening to the first side of this debut album, I can perhaps count myself lucky that I met the singer one night in Heaven.

The backdrop is a night sky full of thunder and lightning. Tossed out are grand themes of life and death in a Pagan nightmare of epic proportions. The forces of heaven and hell, light and dark unleashed and doing grim battle in the sweeping drive of the music.

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