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3 stars This last studio effort from Japan was a dramatic improvement from it's predecessor Gentleman Take Polaroids. More mature soundscapes, the David Sylvian voice more mature. Karn's bass more hypnotic. This would have to be the best album out of the Japan collection.' Ghost' and ' Canton' IMO the best songs on this album. The Eastern Asian influences more apparent on Tin Drum and with a group name like Japan it was hard comprehending them not also having a strong following from this part of the world. Tin Drum and Oil on Canvass, the live album are definitely Japan's finest and although reviews for this band have been poor I would urge listeners to give Tin Drum a try. Good musak!
Chris S | 3/5 |


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