The B-52's "Bouncing Off The Satellites" LP (1986)
The B-52's "Bouncing Off The Satellites" LP (1986)
The B-52's "Bouncing Off The Satellites" LP (1986)
The B-52's "Bouncing Off The Satellites" LP (1986)
The B-52's "Bouncing Off The Satellites" LP (1986)
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The B-52's "Bouncing Off The Satellites" LP (1986)

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Details: A used copy of The B-52's fourth studio album "Bouncing Off The Satellites" LP (1986) on Warner Bros. Records. The inner sleeve is still intact, and the album shows signs of shelf wear and paper rubbing but still looks great. In VG+ condition.

Description: Bouncing off the Satellites is the fourth studio album by American new wave band the B-52's, released on September 8, 1986. It was recorded in July 1985 and was produced by Tony Mansfield. Founding member and guitarist Ricky Wilson died of AIDS after the album was completed, but several months prior to the album's release. With the band too distraught to tour, the album received minimal promotion and failed to yield any hit singles despite some radio stations initially giving a considerable amount of airplay to "Summer of Love," which managed to peak at No. 3 on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart. Despite the airplay the song received, the band's record label did not promote the album due to the band's lack of TV or promotional appearances; as a result, it only reached No. 85 on the Billboard 200 chart. The album was seen as darker and more melancholy than the band's previous work, having more ballads. It was, by most accounts, a critical and commercial failure, though three tracks from the album - "Summer of Love", "Wig", and "Girl from Ipanema Goes to Greenland" - have been performed semi-regularly by the band on tour since the 1990s."

Grade: VG+ (Cover) / NM (Record)

TRACK LISTING SIDE A:

1. Summer Of Love
2. Girl From Ipanema Goes To Greenland
3. Housework
4. Detour Thru Your Mind
5. Wig

TRACK LISTING SIDE B:

1. Theme For A Nude Beach
2. Ain't It A Shame
3. Communicate
4. She Brakes For Rainbows