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2 Wheels Good
Prefab Sprout
2 Wheels Good
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
 
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Softening the thorny style of their debut, Swoon, for this 1985 follow-up, Prefab Sprout committed one of the decade's most profound pop moments with "When Love Breaks Down." A sad testament to "the wrecks who leave their ...  more »

      
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All Artists: Prefab Sprout
Title: 2 Wheels Good
Members Wishing: 1
Total Copies: 0
Label: Sony Mod - Afw Line
Release Date: 10/25/1990
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
Style: Adult Contemporary
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 074644010022

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Softening the thorny style of their debut, Swoon, for this 1985 follow-up, Prefab Sprout committed one of the decade's most profound pop moments with "When Love Breaks Down." A sad testament to "the wrecks who leave their hearts," it's anything but wistful. That sort of multileveled smarts didn't help the group with U.S. radio programmers, despite Two Wheels Good's nearly devotional approach to lushness of melody and production. Even better was to come in the form of 1990's Jordan: The Comeback. --Rickey Wright

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Genuine emotion & feeling, coupled with pop craft
PopDefender | United States | 02/13/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This album for me represents the perfect mix of expression with craft. Both the soul and the mind are nourished here, whether by deeply affecting vignettes of love & loss, or by seamlessly (though originally) constructed gems of songwriting.

Yes, it is pop music. That fact is unabashed and celebrated here, not accidental or clandestine. There will be naysayers aplenty who long only for Black Sabbath or Elvis Costello - the much-over-quoted but seldom well-explained "edge" in popular music. About them, I can only say: Beware all men who mention body parts in common conversation, or in Amazon reviews."
"Hear you got a new girlfriend, how's the wife takin' it?"
Travis Dubya McGee Bickle | Texas Quail Hunting Camp | 12/13/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"What can I say? You either get this record or you don't...But, if you do get it, the rewards are plentiful indeed. Paddy McAloon's a complete badarse genius! Lovingly produced by Thomas Dolby, of "Hyperactive" fame..."