|1.||"Cold Cafe" (3:03)|
|2.||"Won't Wear It For Long" (3:01)|
|3.||"You Bring These Things" (3:37)|
|1.||"Cold Cafe" (demo) (3:10)|
|2.||"Problem Page" (demo) (2:40)|
Before making her mark with 1981 minimal wave single "Cold Cafe", Australian artist Karen Marks enjoyed an eclectic career. This included spells in music journalism and band management. It's for her brief underground synth-pop career that she's best remembered, though. This all too brief career is celebrated on this five-track EP that includes every track she ever completed. Naturally the title track stands out, but there's plenty to enjoy elsewhere, too, most notably the French horn-sporting minimal wave folksiness of "You Bring These Things", a spacey and sludgy demo version of "Cold Cafe" and the bold moodiness of closing cut "Problem Page". Throughout, Marks' Kirsty MacColl style vocals stand out.
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