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Forgotten Hard Rock Albums - Electrik - Love Buzz Harmony


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Just found that this AWESOME Electrik CD was re released as Love Buzz Harmony The Retroarchives

Originally ending with a hidden track that CD cuts off 1/4 the way through the song (although it fades out so was obviously planned), it always kind of seemed like they ran out of material>
However the songs on the disc are amazing.
Best way to describe this is proper glam. A glammer sound that say, Bai Bang.

Newer release has a few new songs that round of the album nicely.

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Bio: Picture an enormous, black, stone cauldron of swirling Tab, bubbling over as four pop rockers, pour in bag after bag of pop rocks. 
It's the back room of your local Goodwill thrift store, and there's a non-stop party-mix of KISS, Cheap Trick, The Cult, and Elton John being piped in through the dilapidated overhead speakers. 
In the park out front, there's a family picnic in full swing, where the Munsters are engaged in a potato sack race with the Brady's and the Partridges, while Speed and Trixie are in deep Trivial Pursuit with Jasmine and Ariel. 
Forming Bubble Gum Kid Records in the late 80's, (too silly to be taken seriously, and too serious to be taken hilariously), Benjamin, Eddie, Jett, and Michael were to join forces for the first time. Their mission was to take the pop culture world by storm. 
Bright, shocking, powerful, sizzling and stimulating, the first project would follow in the footsteps of such luminaries as Led Zeppelin, Def Leppard, and The Beatles, by purposefully choosing to misspell their name "electrik." It was music to smile by. Happy songs, with a high-energy bop beat. Contrast this with moody, introspective, and dark compositions that explored those nether regions of the tortured soul, and you've got the yin/yang dynamo that was electrik. 
Often misunderstood, equal parts touring circus, big-tent revival, and haunted mansion, the live concert would become infamous for leaving stages wet and sticky with confetti, silly string and other unidentifiable substances. There were balloons, explosions, and many shocked and delighted faces. There were angry clergy, threatening mail, and on occasion, threatening females tearing up angst-ridden fan mail. In any case, lives were forever changed. 
Pop culture enthusiasts at heart, the band was known and expected to take and twist a variety of popular tunes, especially for their live show. Fans were wowed by electrik interpretations of ABBA, ELO, Shaun Cassidy, Bauhaus, and even the Fat Albert theme song. If you listen closely, you can hear a lifted bit of Lou Reed in "Krush My Groove", which is just a small example of their self-mocking, tongue-in-cheek sense of fun, and perhaps even a small cry for help. And again, lives were forever changed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, CureTheSane said:

Should be quick. There's only one album :)

Yeah, I see that. Won't be a favorite but worth checking out. 

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