Wire adopt the role of urban shamans, and look to allow people some gateway to intuition, some breathing space in these fractured times.
So it’s all a matter of time, and the true mysteries of a work or an idea often reveal themselves a lot later than we think.
....maybe this is an idea for future events; why have new music? Why not just have tents that allow you to enter 1981, and experience the sights and sounds of that, or some other seminal year. There’ll be plenty of bands able to copy the required sound.
"They don’t seem to have gone soft or splurged out at all. In fact the end track, All Fours, is about as vibrant a Wire track as I’ve heard in many a moon."
"Dutch Wire fans look incredibly battered (years of being glum and post punk can take it’s toll, not to mention the Sisyphean struggle of getting into increasingly ill-fitting drainpipe jeans) "