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  • Looney Tunes [Atlantic, 1988] B

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Looney Tunes [Atlantic, 1988]
These disco-mad Belgian technopoppers take off like a computer run amuck. By the time they're through with the lovable "I Don't Like Music" and the ducky "Temporary Chicken," they could be the Art of Noise doing a comedy album, or Tom Tom Club on a roll--they've earned the right to call one "Spike Jones." But despite the "Frere Jacques" and "Jingle Bells" rips to follow, "Spike Jones" is as crazy as side one gets. And despite "I Want Your Brain," side two is technodisco. B