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The Prima Donnas, Drugs, Sex & Discotheques

The Austin by way of Sussex (uh, right…) Prima Donnas—Otto Matik, Niki Holiday, and Julius Seizure—took our world by storm in the late nineties with their decidedly nouveau-New-Wave pop anthems. Alas, they are now defunct, but their music has inspired an entire movement in modern music—the now-pervasive retro-synth-pop. Their ‘lost’ tracks have finally resurfaced in this collection of much of their finest material. Favorite tracks: ‘Skin of Another Man,’ ‘Head Full of Pills’


Andrew Womack is a founding editor of The Morning News. He is always working on the next installment of the Albums of the Year series at TMN. More by Andrew Womack

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