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Produced by Mike Thorne – in what was to be the first act in a long affair – Wire\’s debut release for Harvest was essentially little more than a foretaste to the broader canvas of \”Pink Flag\”. More succinctly, as a humble 7\” it rejuvenated Harvest – a label not associated with the cutting edge for some time – overnight in the eyes of a younger audience, and at the same time time underpinned the provocative with a sense of jaded purpose.

To paraphrase an early guest post on Art Decade:

This is the soundtrack of mundane revolt; of dangerously sharp utensils lurking in the kitchen drawer.

Colin Newman: vocals; Robert Gotobed: drums; Bruce Gilbert: guitar; Graham Lewis: bass.

WIRE: MANNEQUIN from \”Mannequin b/w Feeling Called Love / 12XU\” 45 (Harvest EMI) 1977 (UK)

WIRE: FEELING CALLED LOVE from \”Mannequin b/w Feeling Called Love / 12XU\” 45 (Harvest EMI) 1977 (UK)

WIRE: 12XU from \”Mannequin b/w Feeling Called Love / 12XU\” 45 (Harvest EMI) 1977 (UK)

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