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Title: The age of plastic
Author: Red Starr
Source: Smash Hits
Publish date: February 7, 1980

THE BUGGLES: The Age Of Plastic (Island). Yet another album with heavy electronic and futuristic flavouring, but by contrast this is quite human and therefore the most enjoyable of the lot. Just as ‚ÄúVideo‚ÄĚ was a truly brilliant pop single, this is practically a model pop album - lots of energy, well constructed, imaginative and above all a set of GREAT TUNES throughout. A gem - buy it! Best tracks: ‚ÄúVideo Killed The Radio Star‚ÄĚ, ‚ÄúPlastic Age‚ÄĚ. (8 out of 10).