It’s now just hitting midnight on the East Coast, and I am signing on. I’ll start things off with a video by Wire right around the time of their first comeback in the mid-1980s:
And if you want the club mix, here it is:
They reformed again around the turn of the century and have been recording consistently since. I’ll post some more recent stuff as well. They may not have sold many records over the years, but they influenced many more famous acts, such as R.E.M. A mid-1990s hit by Elastica essentially plagiarized one of Wire’s signature songs from their classic first album (released in 1977).
So stay tuned. More music is coming your way. Hopefully the bartender is serving up some cool drinks.