A Bell Is a Cup… Until It Is Struck is the fifth studio album by the British post-punk group Wire. It was produced by Gareth Jones who notably produced many great synth / electro pop albums in the 80s from acts like Depeche Mode and Erasure. It is a more dancey album from them compared to their earlier post-punk albums, but retains a bit of artsy pretension.
Picture & lyrics inner sleeve look good, vinyl is clean, cover has some light shelf and corner wear.
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1. "Silk Skin Paws"
2. "The Finest Drops"
3. "The Queen of Ur and the King of Um"
4. "Free Falling Divisions"
5. "It's a Boy"
6. "Boiling Boy"
7. "Kidney Bingos"
8. "Come Back in Two Halves"
9. "Follow the Locust"
10. "A Public Place"
Label: Virgin – VG 50364, Mute – STUMM 54
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Style: New Wave, Indie Rock
Includes printed inner sheet.
Recorded at Preussen Tonstudio.
Thanks to Prof. Pellintz.
P & C 1988 Mute Records Ltd.
Published by Dying Art Ltd.
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