Culture Club: Waking Up With The House On Fire (Epic)
J.D. Considine, Musician, January 1985
NOBODY HAS ever accused Culture Club of having too much depth. For them, frivolity is its own reward, and there's more than enough meaning in a lush melody and an outrageous outfit. Thus, it comes as delicious irony that 'The War Song' manages in its own simplistic way to be the most eloquent protest song of the season.
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