Living Colour, Opinions on Blur & Claud

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In the largely white landscape of ‘80s and ‘90s rock, Living Colour stood out with their electrifying riffs, genre blending sound and political lyrics. Decades later, professor and author Kimberly Mack talks with hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot about her recent book on Living Colour’s impact on rock music and culture as a whole. The hosts also review new albums from Blur and Claud.

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Living Colour Time’s Up

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Living Colour are a hard rock band formed in 1984 by guitarist Vernon Reid. In 1988 they had their biggest hit with “Cult of Personality,” but author Kimberly Mack argues that their finest moment was their second album, “Time’s Up,” released in 1990. Hosts Jim and Greg talk with Mack about her new book about that album.

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