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  • If I Die, I Die [Rough Trade, 1982] B+

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If I Die, I Die [Rough Trade, 1982]
If you can imagine mid-'70s Eno hung up on the Flesh Eaters (or a Gaelic counterpart that's somehow escaped my notice) and the Boomtown Rats, you'll get an idea of how these metronomic, exotophile Irishpeople sound, if not of why I enjoy them so thoroughly--which is probably because Eno abandoned the mid-'70s all too soon. B+