Sound-A-Sleep goes even further back into the kind of 50s dream pop that might feature in a David Lynch film. Americans, still hamstrung by the double-edged values of the late 60s, were always suspicious that a band first marketed as 'new wave' could be so mercenary and saw it as ersatz 'selling out', giving the album a lukewarm reception.
Meanwhile in Europe their ability to soundtrack every great disco, wedding and barmitzvah was rightly valued. In the end, pop is pop and Blondie, at this point, were making the timeless variety that still sounds box fresh today.
I had never experienced this kind of emotional rollercoaster before, and I have never forgotten the sounds, smells and tastes that came with it. I guess that was what they meant: Eat to the Beat. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
One of the singles released from the album, and a No. Retrieved July 28, Entertainment Weekly. New York: September 21, November 26, London : October Rolling Stone. New York. In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian eds. Retrieved September 23, Smash Hits October 4—17, : Spin Alternative Record Guide. Email to friends Share on Facebook - opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter - opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest - opens in a new window or tab.
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The item you've selected wasn't added to your basket. Make offer.Eat to the Beat is still my favorite Blondie album for the first four songs: Dreaming, The Hardest Part, Union City Blue, and, of course, Shayla. Atomic is also a favorite on the album. Sound-a-Sleep isn't a bad song, just slow, and not really what I would consider a song I enjoy listening to. Victor comes in after Sound-a-Sleep, however/5(8).