Songs For Ships And Irons

by Cardiacs

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will.bleed.amen Essentially the "Big Ship" EP and the "There's Too Many Irons In The Fire" EP bundled with a couple of additional tracks, this release hangs together remarkably well as an album in its own right. Cardiacs' first "classic" lineup really flexes its muscles here, thanks to some fantastic and heartfelt songs from the bubbling, fizzing mind of bandleader Tim Smith. (Get well soon, Timmy. Much love.) Favorite track: Burn Your House Brown.
Martin Wilson
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Martin Wilson Because it has the greatest music video of all time. Favorite track: Tarred And Feathered.
Andreas Menda
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Andreas Menda Oh thank God I remembered the Band´s name (finally). What a joy to listen to their music again, after all those years. It´s all glittering indeed!
Rob Taylor
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Rob Taylor All glittering!! xxxx Favorite track: There's Too Many Irons In The Fire.
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released January 1, 1991

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Cardiacs Salisbury, UK

Cardiacs are an English rock band formed in 1977, originally as Cardiac Arrest, led by Tim Smith. Noted for their complex, varied and intense compositional style and for their eccentric, theatrical stage shows, they have been hailed as an influence by bands as diverse as Blur, Faith No More and Radiohead. ... more

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