The stylistic wanderlust of the Mekons, which led them though punk, synth pop, and country, took them on a detour into world music on 1988's So Good It Hurts, in which the bandmembers dipped their toes into reggae and Caribbean sounds, though there's more than a little rock & roll left in the formula, and as always the results sound just like the Mekons. They have always reveled in the emotional dissonance of rootlessness and dislocation, and So Good It Hurts finds the Mekons pondering cultural and social identity as they ...

So Good It Hurts 2005, Quarterstick

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So Good It Hurts 1992, Twin/Tone

UPC: 035058811421

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So Good It Hurts 1992, Restless Records

UPC: 035058811445

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