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Buggles - The Age Of Plastic

Buggles - The Age Of Plastic

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Island ILPS 9585 made in Scandinavia with lyric inner sleeve.

Vinyl NM. Cover VG+.

The fun, quirky single "Video Killed the Radio Star" garnered The Buggles international attention in 1980, but it was just one of The Age of Plastic's fascinating, futuristic visions. From the title track's opening strains, Trevor Horn and Geoff Downes transform your living room into a world of Jetson-like proportions. It's a world, though, where technology is seen for what it is -- full of both promise and frightening implications. On "I Love You Miss Robot," a metaphorical love affair with a robot explores modern man's relationship to, and dependence on, technology. "Kid Dynamo"'s spirited tempo, biting lyrics, and menacing vocal track questions the loss of imagination plaguing the mass media age.


1. La Era del Plastico - The Age Of Plastic 5:05
2. El Video Mato A La Estrella De Radio - Video Killed The Radio Star 2:40
3. Kid Dynamo 4:26
4. Te Amo (Senorita Robot) - I Love You Miss Robot 5:51
5. Limpio Limpio - Clean Clean 4:52
6. Elstree 4:25
7. Astroboy (Y Los Proletarios Desfilando) - Astroboy (And The Proles On Parade) 4:45
8. Johnny En El Monorreil - Johnny On The Monorail 5:15

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