About this title: On this 1981 album, Ian Hunter gives his sound a new wave makeover. This is achieved through the efforts of producer Mick Jones, one of the leading creative forces in the Clash and a longtime disciple of Hunter's work. The end result, Short Back 'n' Sides, occasionally catches fire but fails to work just as often. Jones' production style emulates the dense, cluttered production style of the Clash's then-current album, Sandinista: "Noises" is a gimmicky spoken word number drenched in synthesizer effects and "Theatre of the ...
Tracks on this album
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