Friday, 12 June 2020

SPK ‎– Machine Age Voodoo (1984)

Style: Industrial, Synth-pop, New Wave
Format: CD, Vinyl
Label: The Town House, WEA, Elektra

1.   Machine Age Voodoo
2.   With Love From China
3.   High Tension
4.   One World
5.   Flesh And Steel
6.   Metropolis
7.   Metal Dance
8.   Seduction
9.   Crime Of Passion

Band, Instruments – Graeme Revell
Band, Vocals – Sinan
Bass – Phil Scorgie
Composed By – SPK
Guitar – James Kelly
Keyboards – Jeff Bartolomei, Phil Scorgie, Sam McNally
Saxophone – Graham Jesse
Vocals – Mary Bradfield-Taylor
Written-By, Arranged By, Producer – Graeme Revell

SPK's third album features another leap toward dance-rock and away from the group's industrial past. The fusion of '80s dance and more experimental electronics is certainly prescient, with vocals still on their way from the rigidities of mechanistic synth pop to surprisingly emotional.
John Bush / AllMusic