V.21 No.3 | 1/19/2012
Monica Alisa Padilla
Albuquerque Is for Lovers
But not the kind you’d imagine
Although The Deadtown Lovers says it sounds like “empty storefronts and warehouses,” the music is intelligent, insistent, buzzy garage punk with a hint of pop.
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I'd heard the song before, but it wasn't until the other day, sitting in my unfinished basement listening to the amazing album Pink Flag (which seems to be a music meme at the moment), that I realized the '90s British pop band Elastica directly stole its '95 hit "Connection" from Wire's song "Three Girl Rhumba."
Looking into this it seems that they stole other songs from Wire, and some from other bands including The Stranglers (Elastica's "Waking Up" bears similarities to "No More Heroes"). For this imprudence, Wire brought a lawsuit and settled out of court, but received no compensation.
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