Bow Wow Wow – I Want Candy: The Anthology

Formed around the original Ants, Bow Wow Wow were often dismissed as a cheap and nasty imitation of Adam's tribal formula. If anything, they were bolder, singing about tape piracy ("C30, C60, C90, Go!") and satanism ("Prince Of Darkness") while their Burundi-Drummers-meets-Ennio-Morricone interface often left the Ants trailing.

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Formed around the original Ants, Bow Wow Wow were often dismissed as a cheap and nasty imitation of Adam’s tribal formula. If anything, they were bolder, singing about tape piracy (“C30, C60, C90, Go!”) and satanism (“Prince Of Darkness”) while their Burundi-Drummers-meets-Ennio-Morricone interface often left the Ants trailing. The somewhat dubious exploitation of teenage singer Annabella Lu Win aside (itself predictive of today’s media perviness in the age of t.A.t.U.), this double CD shows them to be a great deal more imaginative than their ’80s two-hit wonder status might suggest.

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