Never heard of them? Well, Propaganda are a German synth band formed in the early 80’s, and influenced by Frankie Goes To Hollywood, I first heard this en passant as background music, and had to make a point of asking ‘who’s this?’ OK there are some ever so slightly dubious moments with the spoken words of lead singer Claudia Brucken, but then it’s the glorious brass, guitar and lush soundscapes that take over.
Give this a listen and I assure you it’ll take you on an exhilarating and rich journey way up into the clouds.
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About the Curator: Richard Parsons
I grew up listening to music from the late 60’s onwards. Pirate pop radio; swapping LP’s with friends; exploring genres; daydreaming over the latest woofer and tweeter.
In reality I spent thirty years imparting imperfect knowledge of English literature and drama to young minds in school. Regrets? No. I loved teaching; loved the interaction with the pupils, and made lifelong friends as a result. And what better way to keep up to date with music? I always played stuff in my lessons, and as a result, I’d be bombarded with suggestions from my flock! “Sir! Have you heard…?”