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Bram Tchaikovsky: Strange Man, Changed Man [Polydor, 1979]
Bram's multitracked, overechoed interpretations of old-wave profundities like "I'm the one that's leaving" and new wave bromides like "all these people suck" makes him sound like a power pop Crosby, Crosby & Crosby. One of these tunes is reputed to have been a hit, but damned if I can tell which one. C+