Computer Games: Space Race

February 12, 2019 - Comment

Named after the Ultravox song “My Sex,” this New Zealand/Australian-based new wave rock band had hits with the singles “Computer Games” and “Space Race.” This CD contains the band’s second and third albums, both originally released by Epic in 1980.

Named after the Ultravox song “My Sex,” this New Zealand/Australian-based new wave rock band had hits with the singles “Computer Games” and “Space Race.” This CD contains the band’s second and third albums, both originally released by Epic in 1980.

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Anonymous says:

Good band. Two good albums Two quite different albums here. Graffiti crimes is a bit more edgy for it’s genre.Unashamedly pop rock, Mi sex wrote good songs and sounded like themselves. There is some experimentation with structures and themes, but essentially these guys made good pop-rock music with a 70’s 80’s sound one would expect of the era.

Anonymous says:

Pure Kiwi gold As a Aussie kid growing up in OZ in the 70’s and 80’s Mi-Sex was one band I always loved. I own both these gems on vinyl and have Graffiti Crimes on CD, as it was known as here, but not Space Race which is why I purchased this disc. Firstly let me start by saying that a few of the songs on Computer Games are slightly different than the versions on the Aussie release which is cool ’cause now I got both.As a whole both these albums are classic 80’s new wave pop with full on keys and synths and…

Anonymous says:

Mi-Sex album compilation Some dubious mastering on this CD. The sound is very thin, could be software compression, and on some tracks (Blue Day in particular) the mix seems to be a mono sum of one stereo track because some key instruments and licks are very faint or missing entirely. Most likely because they were panned to one track of the original stereo mix – the track missing off this master!The whole CD sounds like a bunch of highly and poorly compressed mp3’s but better than nothing if you can’t find a…

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