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Born to Be Cheap
Born to Be Cheap
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Pop
  •  Track Listings (16) - Disc #1

Recorded Live at Manchester's Hacienda Club in 1983. Includes 'Jungle Jezebel', 'Alphabet Rap', and 'Native Love'.


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All Artists: Divine
Title: Born to Be Cheap
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 0
Label: Anagram UK
Release Date: 9/5/1994
Genres: Dance & Electronic, Pop
Styles: Disco, Dance Pop, By Decade, 1970s
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 5013929208421


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Recorded Live at Manchester's Hacienda Club in 1983. Includes 'Jungle Jezebel', 'Alphabet Rap', and 'Native Love'.

CD Reviews

Born to be Divine
Rod Reviewer | VA USA | 06/15/2000
(3 out of 5 stars)

"This CD is actually a compilation of two live performances in Manchester back in 1983. Divine is basically singing over his pre-recorded songs. The audio quality is not the greatest, but it is still fun to listen to Divine's interaction with the audience."
Bargan Basement Divine
Jason | Raleigh, NC USA | 11/23/2002
(1 out of 5 stars)

"The operative word here is "cheap." This CD is from a video recording of two of Divine's performances at a nightclub in Manchester, England from 1983.What we have hear is the audio track from the live video footage. A muffled, monophonic recording of Divine basically singing along to her own songs being played over the club's PA system. In between songs, she talks dirty to the audience, and even answers the occasional audeince question. She sounds bored, as if she'd rather be anywhere else. She doesn't seem to be enjoying herself very much. She also sounds as if she's stuck in the middle of a tour, and she's grown tired of doing the same act night after night after night...The cheapness of this production is painfully apparent by the misspelling of her song "The Name Game" on the cover as "Gang Bang," not once, but twice(!) This CD is only of interest as a documentary oddity, but it's definitely not for your listening pleasure..."