The Associates

The Associates

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Straw Towels (2000 Remastered Version)
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Blue Soap (2000 Remastered Version)
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An Even Whiter Car (2000 Remastered Version)
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Kitchen Person (2000 Remastered Version)
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The Associate (2000 Remastered Version)

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Formed in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1979, the Associates comprised vocalist Billy Mackenzie and multi-instrumentalist Alan Rankine. Built on an eclectic mix of influences and interests ranging from art rock to glam and disco, the group debuted with a manic cover of David Bowie's "Boys Keep Swinging," which earned them a contract with Fiction Records. Their 1980 debut LP, The Affectionate Punch, was a critically acclaimed work which expanded the duo's sound into both stark minimalis... Read more

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