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The Painted Word by Television Personalities

Album

The Painted Word

Television Personalities

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Album

The Painted Word

Television Personalities

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Label: Fire Records
Over the years, The Painted Word, originally released in 1984, has drawn comparisons to Big Star's Third/Sisters Lovers: both are harrowing trips through the black of night. Over the course of 13 tracks, T.V.P.'s main man, Dan Treacy, drags his neo-'60s pop through dissolution, cynicism and straight up depression. Treacy sounds totally exhausted, his voice barely riding a background of fuzz and distortion that shadows him like death. "Now we've all grown up and life's not much fun," he croaks. Indeed.

About This Album

Over the years, The Painted Word, originally released in 1984, has drawn comparisons to Big Star's Third/Sisters Lovers: both are harrowing trips through the black of night. Over the course of 13 tracks, T.V.P.'s main man, Dan Treacy, drags his neo-'60s pop through dissolution, cynicism and straight up depression. Treacy sounds totally exhausted, his voice barely riding a background of fuzz and distortion that shadows him like death. "Now we've all grown up and life's not much fun," he croaks. Indeed.

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About This Album

Over the years, The Painted Word, originally released in 1984, has drawn comparisons to Big Star's Third/Sisters Lovers: both are harrowing trips through the black of night. Over the course of 13 tracks, T.V.P.'s main man, Dan Treacy, drags his neo-'60s pop through dissolution, cynicism and straight up depression. Treacy sounds totally exhausted, his voice barely riding a background of fuzz and distortion that shadows him like death. "Now we've all grown up and life's not much fun," he croaks. Indeed.