Wheeltappers And Shunters

Clinic

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Liverpool’s post-punk experimentalists return after a 7 year absence, with an album named after a dreadful 1970s ‘comedy’ show compered by the notoriously unfunny Bernard Manning.
The Great Britain that Clinic are evoking is not that ancient, bucolic past of village green cricket, half a mild and hanky-waving Morris Dancers that many seem so determined that the country should return to, but a rather more sleazy past. Clinic’s reverie is for a time when Blackpool was the pleasure capital of the kingdom and the public was kept entertained by travelling circuses and the dirty glamour of the funfair; tacky end of the pier merriment and enforced fun at Butlins; when bell-ringing town criers bellowed their nonsensical broadsides into the ether.

Tracklist

1. Laughing Cavalier
2. Complex
3. Rubber Bullets
4. Tiger
5. Ferryboat Of The Mind
6. Mirage
7. D.I.S.C.I.P.L.E
8. Flying Fish
9. Be Yourself/Year Of The Sadist
10. Congratulations
11. Rejoice!
12. New Equations At The Copacabana

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