Devo: New Traditionalists (Virgin)
Barney Hoskyns, NME, 1982
NOW THAT Jerry Casale has seen the Devo concept actually take root in the California psyche now that his theory of America has been borne out in practice can he really see any further point in the perpetuation of its enterprise? As he once observed, "[people are] happy being pods, the mutations complete" though of course, like Don Siegel before him, he knows theres no need for an invasion of bodysnatchers in the first place.
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