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    Some people say Devo are a one-hit wonder. Well, one hit wonder or not. There's no denying that Devo's put out alot of fun tunes! I've been fixated with them quite a bit lately. Right now, all I have are CDs of "Greatest Hits" and "The Essentials", and I have a promo 45 of "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" that's in mono on the way, and the LP vinyl copy of "New Traditionalists" with a 7" of "Working In The Coal Mine". BTW, I have a question:If you play a mono record on a stereo turn table, does that damage the needle or anything? Anyway, my favorite DEVO tunes are:

    (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
    That's Good
    Girl U Want
    Working In The Coal Mine (from the Heavy Metal soundtrack, also included as a bonus 7" with the LP vinyl release of "New Traditionalists")
    Through Being Cool
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    DEVO was the shit back in the day. still love em! if you like DEVO, check out the judys and kraftwerk as well.
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    Great visual artists in addition to some classic new wave (Girl U Want,
    Satisfaction), the vid for Whip It is an all-time great.

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    Default DEVO ~ SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

    I love Devo ! They rocked in the 80's ! ! !

    And they've just released a New album SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE.

    Check out their new official video -- It Rocks ! ! !



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    DEVO still rocks!!! Song was pretty cool, another band that is producing more than VH at 30+ years old. That chick in the video has a hell of a set of meat curtains though.
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    I went to a music festival in Atlanta about 2001 and it was 2 days and 3 stages. I hear this band over at the other stage and they sound pretty good so we go over....it was DEVO.....I always thought they were a joke. They don't sound bad live if you like that 80s techno new wave thing.
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    Count me in as a fan. I borrowed a friend's Best of Devo a while back and wound up liking almost everything on it.

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    Devo was a great band.

    As I understand it, all of them are PhDs who decided to start a band. "DEVO" evidently is short for De-evolution...in as much as society has de-evolved.

    I was always a real fan of these guys...I like "smart" rock or "nerd" rock or whatever people call it these days. These guys, XTC, They Might Be Giants, Talking Heads...all very good.
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    Sounds good! Sounds "Fresh"!

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    Mothersbaugh has stayed pretty visible outside of Devo too.
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    I love Devo. They are NOT all about "Whip It." They are very creative, quirky, and dark. In my book, they are musical geniuses.

    I've been having a Devo revival in the last three weeks. Been listening a lot to Duty Now For The Future and New Traditionalists. All of you should check these two joints out.



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    I listen to New Traditionalists all the time... Great record. Pity You, Jerking Back And Forth, Beautiful World... that's some jiggy shit.

    I always get to the record shop and go What the hell was it that I wanted to get? More Devo is on that list I keep in my head, but totally forget when I need it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Rover View Post
    I love Devo ! They rocked in the 80's ! ! !

    And they've just released a New album SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY.

    Check out their new official video -- It Rocks ! ! !



    The album is called SOMETHING FOR EVERYBODY (corrected the Spelling)

 

 

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