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The Fall - Listening In:Lost Singles Tracks 1990-92

Whereas many recent Fall compilations have been largely superfluous, as a document of a hitherto unexplored nook in Mark E Smith's daunting discography this is invaluable:basically, all the extras from the Extricate and Shiftwork-era singles plus 1992's Ed's Babe EP and a couple of rare mixes (including 1990's "Telephone Thing" Coldcut collaboration given the dub treatment). Worth it alone for all three "movements" of "Zagreb"—obscure even by Fall standards!

Rating: 4 / 10


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