‘A WAY OF LIFE’ – Third LP By SUICIDE (1988)

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‘A Way Of Life’ by SUICIDE
Released: 1988 / the duo’s third longplayer

PITCHFORK review: “Forgoing a missive on why their second (also self-titled) album is just as good as their first, I’ll cut to the chase at hand and announce that if A Way of Life had been their debut– even in 1988 when it was originally released– people would be talking about it every bit as much as they do the real debut. By the time it came out– more than 10 years removed from their debut– Suicide’s influence had spread throughout the dance and industrial music scenes, with plenty of spillage into synth-pop and punk, but no one had yet managed to sound anything like them. Indeed, if there’s one thing A Way of Life drives home more than any other, it’s that Suicide never stopped being ahead of their time, their signature big-reverb synth-pop/50s rock ‘n’ roll/industrial noise melange (would you hate me if I coined the term droneabilly?) too singular to be touched by anyone else.”
Score: 8.3/10 – Full review here

TURN UP THE VOLUME says: Synth-pop pioneers making
Elvis Presley sounds like an electro punk! Still top stuff! Still influential today!

Highlights: Surrender / Jukebox Baby 96 / Rain Of Ruin / Dominic Christ

(Live version)




Album in full…

SUICIDE: Facebook – All Albums

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