Stan Ridgway – Black Diamond

Ex-Wall Of Voodoo leader's 1995 album

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Similar to fellow LA singer-songwriter Warren Zevon in his penchant for shadowy narratives of espionage, foreign policy and unwise excess, Ridgway has if anything an even less prepossessing voice, and self-produces using tinny, cut-price synths. The sleazy Burroughsian rou


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