1. The fan-selected and heavily annotated Wire The A List compiles the best of Wire’s second go-round; it’s nowhere near as essential as the original three studio albums, but it’s better than any of the proper second-generation albums. The era also produced numerous EPs featuring a song or two from each album along with live.
  2. Bruce Clifford Gilbert (born 18 May ) is an English musician. One of the founding members of the influential and experimental art punk band Wire, he branched out into electronic music, performance art, music production, and DJing during the band's extended periods of inactivity. He left Wire in , and has since been focusing on solo work and collaborations with visual artists and fellow.
  3. 's "Kidney Bingos" is Wire's pop pinnacle, the single catchiest song they ever recorded. That said, it's still awfully weird, with stream of consciousness lyrics ("Money spine paper lung kidney bingos organ fun" goes the chorus, sung by Colin Newman in a dreamy reverie as if the unrelated non sequiturs were just another love song) and produced in an oddly detached way that emphasizes the.
  4. Jul 30,  · Dressed pints, demon shrinks, bread drunk, dead drinks. Stretch clubs, models box, draw skin, black shocks. And. Money spines, paper lung. Kidney bingos, organ fun. Flag stunt, rock stone.
  5. The A List is a fine track compilation of the highlights from Wire's surprising and successful comeback. This material isn't quite as essential as their early output -- Wire doesn't sound as revolutionary on these sides, although the music is still high-quality.
  6. Sell This Version. CD STUMM , Wire. - The A List ‎ (CD, Comp) Mute, Mute. CD STUMM , /5(15).
  7. This album presents the best from Wire's releases from the 80's. Songs from singles, and the albums 'The Ideal Copy', 'A Bell is a Cup', 'Ibtaba', and 'Manscape'. If you prefer a harder edged, short, sharp, punk shock, go with the 70's stuff. If you prefer experimental music that hasn't forgotten the 'fun' of pop music, try 'The A List: '/5(5).
  8. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The A List on Discogs. Label: Mute - LP STUMM • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Compilation • Country: UK • Genre: Electronic, Pop • Style: Leftfield /5(9).

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