ZANG TUMMM TUMB ARTICLES “the first draft of history”

THE ART OF NOISE with MAX HEADROOM ‘Paranoimia (Chrysalis) The Art Of Noise are acquiring a reputation for their team-ups rather than their records. Max Headroom replaces Duane Eddy on the co-credits for another techo pop cut-up, which splices together nonsensical Max comment and a monotonous repetition of the title. Too disjointed to be a decent dance track, and lacking in the lyrical department, its all a bit too clever clever really. Whatever happened to the art of writing a decent song — you know, some good prose to a tasteful melody?