Menswear - Hay Tiempo
So what do you do when it's all gone wrong? Well, if you're Menswear you thank your lucky stars for Japan and release a second album that is remarkably far removed from your first. Kinda middle of the road rock, with a couple of nods to their earlier days. Didn't really do much, and the band split for good soon after. But while it's not the best record in the world, I love stuff like this. It reminds us that it's a wonderfully strange world, so much so that you don't have to nip off to a parallel universe to find a second album by Menswear (though to listen to the krautrock/skiffle fusion that is third album you will, alas, have to smite the laws of physics and hope for a soft landing)
Fun Fact: Couple of sources tell me Sean O'Hagen of Microdisney/High Llamas did the strings for this.
I'm dangerously close to posting Babylon Zoo albums now, aren't I? Brrr....
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