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retrospective article on INXS's The Swing (1984)

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retrospective article on INXS's The Swing (1984)

Postby oldnewwaver » Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:57 am

Good read on this underappreciated classic (and one of my fav INXS's records) ... ing-album/
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Re: retrospective article on INXS's The Swing (1984)

Postby obs » Wed Apr 14, 2021 3:35 pm

Thanks. My introduction to INXS was "Original Sin".
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Re: retrospective article on INXS's The Swing (1984)

Postby Passing_Stranger » Sat Apr 17, 2021 6:38 am

Still waiting for the right moment to explore this fine band. Recently been completely astounded that they in their early days did something like this:

Minimal synth from INXS? Who'd have thought!
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