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Adolescent Sex

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Download links and information about Adolescent Sex by Japán / Japan. This album was released in 1978 and it belongs to Rock, New Wave, Alternative genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 47:07 minutes.

Artist: Japán / Japan
Release date: 1978
Genre: Rock, New Wave, Alternative
Tracks: 10
Duration: 47:07
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Transmission 4:45
2. The Unconventional 2:59
3. Wish You Were Black 4:47
4. Performance 4:33
5. Lovers On Main Street 4:07
6. Don't Rain On My Parade 2:53
7. Suburban Love 7:25
8. Adolescent Sex 3:43
9. Communist China 2:43
10. Television 9:12

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Before Japan frontman David Sylvian carried himself with a Brian Ferry élan, before the funk-inspired trysts with Robert Fripp and acoustic and jazz-intoned solo steps—in other words, before he truly became David Sylvian—he led the teenaged version of Japan, a quintet that was far prettier than The New York Dolls. This 1978 debut album finds the band’s fascinations with Tamla-Motown, glitter rock, funk, and reggae wrapped into concise rockist blasts, mixing disco backbeats with distorted guitars and raw synths. It’s an astounding glam-dance slam, like what you’d imagine blaring from an Indonesian whorehouse in some lost Martin Scorsese film. Sylvian’s fragile, feminine mien only adds weight to his purposely art-school trashy vocals, and that places him firmly down on the seedy avenues, whether he’s one of the “Lovers on Main Street” or a jaded tourist in “Communist China” or the disconnected practitioner of “Adolescent Sex” or the singer helping to sleazily deconstruct “Don’t Rain on My Parade” into a perfectly detached song of existential indifference.