The Age of Plastic

The Buggles - The Age of Plastic
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1980 Ratings: #94 / 133
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1980 Ratings: #138
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It would be difficult to find a record from this era that sounds half as good. Pop rarely reaches these heights.

It's a nice lil synthpop album! Definitely worth checking out


It's funny how I like every single song on this album except for Video Killed the Radio Star


"The future is now, old man"

So, a couple of days ago I stumbled upon this Instagram post about "albums that described historical events". There were albums like "To Pimp a Butterfly" or "ITAOTS", but one of them caught my attention, 1980s "The Age of Plastic" by The Buggles, an album that talked about technology taking over. Not just that, it mentioned that 1-hit wonder, "Video Killed the Radio Star", a song that I remember from my ... read more

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Track List

  1. Living in the Plastic Age
  2. Video Killed the Radio-Star
  3. Kid Dynamo
  4. I Love You (Miss Robot)
  5. Clean, Clean!
  6. Elstree
  7. Astroboy (and the Proles on Parade)
  8. Johnny on the Monorail
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Added on: December 13, 2014