So the songs feature neurotic synth tickings as well as vaudevillian piano figures, spotless vocal harmonies and spastic rhythm fragmentations. Sparks are just behind the corner.
A nonchalant sense of decadence rises over the songs. Many songs embody the boredom and world-weariness of those who were born with a silver spoon in their mouth.
These songs are haughty and nihilist, witty with their wordplays and often crudely ironic. But most of all they're immediate, energetic and communicative: one of the most pop fruits of the Italian new wave season.
Decibel were from Milan, and their lead singer was Enrico Ruggeri. This is their second album.
- Il mio show
- Io ho in mente te
- Sepolto vivo
- Vivo da re
- A disagio
- Tanti auguri
- Peggio per te
Similar albums on the blog:
Donatella Rettore: Kamikaze Rock'n'Roll Suicide (Ariston, 1982)
Matia Bazar: Tango (1983)