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Catchy tunes that will stick in your head.

After twenty years Devo have finally released a new album and all I can say is, it was worth the wait. Interestingly, the band posted soundbytes of sixteen songs on their website and asked fans to vote for their favourites, of which they took the top twelve and put them on the album, hence the title I guess. They’re all three minute pop songs, but then you wouldn’t expect anything other from these masters of synth pop-rock. 

‘Please Baby Please’, ‘Don’t Shoot’ and ‘What We Do’ are amongst the most infectious songs I’ve ever heard and as good as any of the material from the ‘Whip It’ era. The current lineup of the band features original members the Mothersbaugh brothers – Mark and Bob, the Casale brothers – Gerard and Bob, and drummer extraordinaire Josh Freese who has played over the years with the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Guns ‘n’ Roses, Weezer, The Vandals, Slash and A Perfect Circle – a pedigree which has made him one of the most sought after drummers in the business. Great then that he’s decided to play with this quirky conceptualist quintet from Akron, Ohio.

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The oh-so-catchy tunes are guaranteed to at least get a foot tapping of even the staunchest metalhead, whilst for those of us who have a broad and eclectic taste like yours truly, they will stick in your head and you’ll be humming them all day.

Sue Ashcroft

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