This week, Laurie & Poly delve into Madness' sophomore (but not sophomoric!) album release, "Absolutely" (1980). So pull on your baggy trousers and join us as we listen to the album tracks and discuss the evolution of That Nutty Sound known as Madness.
In this episode we discuss Madness' 1979 debut album, "One Step Beyond..." Join Laurie & Poly as they discuss not only the singles but deep album tracks, the band's ska and Motown influences, and which iconic musician was himself inspired by a Madness song.
Laurie & Poly do a deep dive into the four-track Madness EP "Work Rest & Play" from 1980. We discuss the history of the band and the EP tracks. Essential listening for fans of 80s pop music.