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Game Theory - Blaze Of Glory

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On this date in 1982, Game Theory released their debut album, Blaze Of Glory. There were no singles released from the album. The Davis, California neo-psychedelic, power pop band released five albums before disbanding in 1990.



Wikipedia: Game Theory

Blogload: Game Theory - Distortion Of Glory (Blaze Of Glory plus non-LP tracks) - powerpopcriminals.blogspot.com

1 comments:

Gene Booth said...

I'm floored that you were able to find an exact release date on this, and I'm wondering if you can explain how you did it.

Also, the image is of Distortion, a later release. The actual cover was damn white garbage bag.

The allmusic review of this LP is really dismissive in a dumb way, in my opinion assuming songs that don't sound like later GT must be bad. Typical music criticism, needing everything to fit neatly into previously established (by who?) boxes. The fact is this record totally rules, and not just as Game Theory, as Power Pop, as 80s CA, or as obscenely Proto-Lo-Fi, but also as consistently emotionally resonant, as legitimately rocking, and of course as MIT/Doctor Who-style clever. This is a forgotten classic that continues to shape the way I think about rock.

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