#83 of CFNY's Best 87 of 87, Wire, The Ideal Copy
A few things about "Ahead"
1. Six people disliked this video? They suck.
2. I haven't seen Carlos, but according to some YouTube commenters, this song can be found in the movie. Awesome-sauce, as the youngins say.
3. I can't remember where or when I first heard this song. I think my first listen predated the CFNY countdown. Did I see it on 120 Minutes? Possibly. Rochester radio? Another possibility.
A few things about Wire:
1. Wire's latest album, Red Barked Tree, was released Tuesday.
2. I've had this odd ringing in my ear this week, so of course, I had to listen to this Wire gem:
But my favorite song on It's Beginning to and Back Again is "In Vivo."
3. I never heard their pre-Ideal Copy music until the late 90's. (Unless you count Elastica's "Connection." LOL.) Here's an early song of theirs: