RELATED MUSIC LISTS
 BLACK!!
 My Top 50 Post-Punk/ New Wave/ Synt
 guide to punk
 My Top 100 Albums of All Time
 School Of Goth
 Post-Punk Heartbreakers
 REC ROULETTE ROUND 2 -- The B-utche
 POST PUNK OFF, A COMPETITION ROUND
 REC ROULETTE ROUND 1 - The Butcher
 End of the semester digs/add me on
 Nicer Dicer
 BLACK!!
 Limey Punk
 Anansi
 fix this shit
 drowsy days
 lonely winter songs (cardigan indie
 100 Greatest Albums of the 1980's
 My Top 50 Post-Punk/ New Wave/ Synt
 Disappointed in You Sputnik
» More Lists (49)

» Edit Band Information
» Edit Albums

» Add a Review
» Add an Album
» Add News

The Sound

The Sound's inability to break through to the type of '80s post-punk prominence reserved for the likes of Joy Division and Echo & the Bunnymen, the twobands the Sound fell in between sound-wise, isn't all that easy to explain away. Any deep-minded attempt to do so leaves one with a sort of abject sournessthat can only be directed for, well, the human race. Their songs had hooks and emotional impact without bombast, with lyrics that often confronted theproblems of young adulthood without simply moping and falling into escapist chutes. They were able to cultivate large followings in Germany and ...read more

The Sound's inability to break through to the type of '80s post-punk prominence reserved for the likes of Joy Division and Echo & the Bunnymen, the twobands the Sound fell in between sound-wise, isn't all that easy to explain away. Any deep-minded attempt to do so leaves one with a sort of abject sournessthat can only be directed for, well, the human race. Their songs had hooks and emotional impact without bombast, with lyrics that often confronted theproblems of young adulthood without simply moping and falling into escapist chutes. They were able to cultivate large followings in Germany and Holland, butaside from those countries and a couple other European territories, indifference and history has made them all but invisible. « hide

Similar Bands: Echo and The Bunnymen, Joy Division, The Chameleons, Second Layer, The Associates

LPs
Thunder Up
1987

3.6
8 Votes
Heads & Hearts
1985

3.3
12 Votes
All Fall Down
1982

3.5
14 Votes
From The Lion's Mouth
1981

4
71 Votes
Jeopardy
1980

3.9
110 Votes
EPs
Shock of Daylight
1984

3.8
9 Votes
Physical World
1979

Contributors: Britch2tiger, arcane, foxblood, samucka,

FAQ // STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2017 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy