Entertainment! is the debut album by English post-punk band Gang of Four, released in September 1979. This album was released on EMI in the UK and on Warner Bros. in the US. Stylistically, the album draws on punk but also incorporates the influence of funk, dance music, reggae and dub. Its lyrics and artwork reflected the band's left-wing political concerns. It would be an influential release in the burgeoning post-punk movement.
Entertainment! (Expanded & Remastered) (US Release). WMG, Aviator Management GmbH (от лица компании "Rhino Warner"); Warner Chappell, EMI Music Publishing, Exploration Group (Music Publishing), PEDL, ARESA, ASCAP, BMG Rights Management" и другие авторские общества (3). Композиция. Natural's Not in It (Remastered Version). At Home He's a Tourist (Remastered Version). Entertainment! (Expanded & Remastered). Авторы текста и музыки. Dave Allen, Andy Gill, Hugo Burnham, Jon King.
Gang of Four are an English post-punk group, formed in 1976 in Leeds. The original members were singer Jon King, guitarist Andy Gill, bass guitarist Dave Allen and drummer Hugo Burnham. There have been many different line-ups including, among other notable musicians, Sara Lee, Mark Heaney and Gail Ann Dorsey. After a brief lull in the 1980s, different constellations of the band recorded two studio albums in the 1990s
Entertainment! by Gang of Four is a seminal al album recorded in 1979 that drew inspiration from punk, dub, and Marxist ideology. Some listeners may find themselves engaging in metered body movement (. Others, however, may become plagued by self-loathing due to their lack of political involvement and wasted youth. And a third group of listeners will face facial paralysis as they are unable to decipher whether or not they should be laughing or crying (or dancing).
Lyrically, the album was apart from many of the day, and it still is. The band rants at revisionist history in "Not Great Men" ("No weak men in the books at home"), self-serving media and politicians in "I Found That Essence Rare" ("The last thing they'll ever do?/Act in your interest"), and sexual politics in "Damaged Goods" ("You said you're cheap but.
Entertainment! (LP, Album, Ltd, RE, Sta). This album is a true classic, and is essential listening. Try to find the 1995 Infinite Zero version. While you're at it - get the same label re-release of Solid Gold/Another Day Another Dollar! Reply Notify me Helpful. Marketplace 0 14 For Sale from €. 2.
Band Name Gang Of Four. Album Name Entertainment ! Type Album. 版公司 Warner Music Group EMI Records. Natural's Not in It. 3. Not Great Men.
Gang of Four were a pop band. Their funk was no less stark or forbidding than, say, the more astringent Timbaland productions. They certainly weren't as twitchy, speedy, or noisy as James Brown at his most energized. Emotionally, however, Entertainment! is a brick. Like a black hole, no romanticism escapes it. Hints of black humor (especially in the artwork) creep into their aesthetic without overwhelming it.
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