The Voices: Sacrificial Rites / Enemies in the Grass

Format: 7″

Label: Mercury

Country: UK

Year: 1983

Price paid: $3

Purchased at: The Bop Shop, Rochester NY

 

I knew nothing about The Voices before picking this up, thought I’d take a chance at the price.

After poking around the internet for quite some time I was unable to come up with any additional information. And that’s awesome, I love stuff so obscure that they fly under the radar.

Their sound is rather mainstream, which isn’t surprising since they’re on Mercury. Typical power-pop with a little synth thrown in for good measure. The sleeve art mirrors their sound- colorful, fashionable (in a nineteen-eighty-three sorta way), and slightly pedestrian.

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