Classic Debut ‘REAL LIFE’ By MAGAZINE – Released 1978

Old and new albums to make your day

27 January 2020

Band: Magazine (Manchester / 1977–1981, 2009–2011)

Album: Real Life – their outstanding debut LP

Released: June 1978

Score: Haunting, paranoid and edgy just like real life with several high-quality songs, experimental arrangements and lots of synths. One of the first essential post-punk albums. Frontman Howard Devote looked a bit like an alien and his outlandish voice
and vision were crucial for this record. Musically the late great guitarist John McGeoch was his ideal partner.
Highlights: Shot By Both Sides / My Tulpa / Parade / The Light Pours Out Of Me / The Great Beautician In The Sky

– SHOT BY BOTH SIDES –
(Cutting live version of the track Devoto wrote with the late
Pete Shelley and also appeared on the Buzzcocks debut EP)

– MY TULPA –


– PARADE –

– THE LIGHT POURS OUT OF ME –

– THE GREAT BEAUTICIAN IN THE SKY –

Album in full…

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