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Paradise Discotheque

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Paradise Discotheque

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
Producers:
Mute
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B-

As befits a group that art-film director Wim Wenders chose to feature in his acclaimed Wings of Desire, this transcontinental congress of Australians and Germans delivers dramatic songs in a moody, cinematic cloud. While arrangements that alternately favor violin, horns, guitar, and electronics vary Crime & the City Solution’s sound, Simon Bonney’s authoritative singing brings Paradise Discotheque (Crime’s fourth album) into sharp focus. B-