Song of the Day | Television | Marquee Moon

–by Quincy Tejani, Music Connoisseur

Today’s song of the day celebrates the 40th birthday of what might be the most important post-punk record of all time, Television’s incredible Marquee Moon. Said to have been crucial to the development of alternative rock this record burst onto the scene in 1977 selling many more records than expected while simultaneously helping to keep the New York punk scene alive. NME’s famous review of the album stated, “[Television is talented enough to find new dimensions of sonic overdrive” with an “inspired work of pure genius, a record finely in tune and sublimely arranged with a whole new slant on dynamics”. Have a listen to the title track below:

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Quincy Tejani is the co-founder of The Violet Wave and is also editor of music. When he’s not listening to or writing about music you can probably find him walking through the forests of Ontario or questioning the inner workings of the universe. He also never turns down a cold Pabst… never.

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