This album introduced the " Burundi beat" sound to popular music. It reached No. A multi-disc "Super Deluxe Edition" was released 20 May In his retrospective review, Stephen Thomas Erlewine of AllMusic called it "one of the great defining albums of its time. There's simply nothing else like it, nothing else that has the same bravado, the same swagger, the same gleeful self-aggrandizement and sense of camp. This walked a brilliant line between campiness and art-house chutzpah, and it arrived at precisely the right time — at the forefront of new wave ".
Photographer Pete Ashworth wrote, "On 5 Augustprior to his first slot on Top of the Pops, Adam Ant got the band together Boyo - toe - Hear You a small rehearsal room in Brixton to create a video test.
Shooting stills from the monitor screen during the band performance produced some powerful images. Two days later a repeat shoot from the video recording, in a blacked-out studio, produced the sleeve image All tracks are written by Adam Ant and Marco Pirroni.
Tracks previously unissued on CD. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Photography by Peter Ashworth . Adam and the Ants. CBS Epic international. Adam Ant. Retrieved 21 September Retrieved 2 July The New York Times. Retrieved 24 December Official Charts. Archived from the original on 9 February Mojo : Q : Killer In The Home - Adam And The Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier January Record Collector Retrieved 3 January The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3rd ed.
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