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Utopia - Deface The Music CD (album) cover




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2.88 | 36 ratings

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5 stars I don't know how many people actually know about the information that I am about to give. This album was released in 1980. 1980 is ironically the year that John Lennon was assasinated by that psychopath in New York. Well folks, guess what? When his Lennon's killer was arrested, his belongings were gathered from his hotel room and among them was an 8- Track tape copy of "Utopia Deface The Music". Let's all stop and think about this for a minute. Look at the album cover of "Deface The Music". It has Utopia in the same pose as The Beatles were in the album, "With The Beatles", or "Meet The Beatles" in America. The difference being that the members of Utopia on the cover of "Deface The Music" looked like lifeless statues. I MAY NOW BE FREAKING SOME OF OUT, but let's look at this scenario. It's really ironic that Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman, did just what the Utopia album suggested, he DEFACED THE MUSIC!!!!!! By killing John Lennon, he made absolute sure that no new Beatle music would ever be heard in this world again.

I don't want to keep dwelling on that piece of crap that killed John Lennon. What I am trying to say here is that I think those who dislike this album subconsciously know all of the above and it may be preventing all of you from enjoying a great Utopia album.

Utopia may have very well have been creating a tribute to The Beatles when they released "Deface The Music". I personally thought it was a great piece of work. I must however disagree with a common statement that was made about one of the songs on the "Deface The Music" album. All of the feedback that I have read seems to think that Utopia's song, "Take It Home"sounds like "Drive My Car". I have to disagree! "Take It Home" recalls "Day Tripper" to me. As far as the rest of the songs mentioned, I agree with what has been said by other people.

I think that everyone who dislikes this album needs to do the following: Take a Saturday afternoon or whenever you have some free time for yourself Put the "Deface The Music" disc in your CD machine Pour a tall glass of your favourite adult beverage Turn up the volume and "groove" to the sounds of Todd and the Boys

You may have a different opinion of this album when you really listen!!!

However, I haven't played it backwards yet, so I don't know what it says--LOL Just kidding

I happen to love this album in its entirety!


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