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Test Dept / Unacceptable Face of Freedom,
Album:Unacceptable Face of Freedom, Collection:General
Artist:Test Dept Added:01/1994
Label:Thirsty Ear Communication 

 Recent Airplay
1.Jul 02, 2014:Brownian Motion
Fuckhead
4.Aug 12, 2009:Brownian Motion
Fuckhead
2.Jan 04, 2012:Brownian Motion
Fuckhead
5.Jul 21, 2007:Cognitive Overload
51ST State of America
3.Mar 09, 2011:Brownian Sub-mission
Fuckhead
6.Sep 17, 2006:Anywhere Out of the World
Fist

Album Review
David McWade
Reviewed 2007-09-25 
Politically charged, sometimes electronic body music, in any case always GREAT percussion by this British outfit. Some of it brings to mind mid period Front 242 (tracks 4, 6). The other songs aren't really like that, (but I can't emphasize enough the great, often industrial percussion). Check out:

blatantly leftist and radical tracks 3 (brilliantly arranged use of synth, sampled voices, one presumably of the Albanian leader, practically propaganda, and it rules)
and Track 5 (FCC 'jump in the fucking harbor', 1:35 left, labor song about crossing a picket line, percussion like STOMP).
Track 2 is very tribal, horns, do you know what it means to call Britain America's 51st state?,
Track 1 (no FCC) is also tribal, with many changes, orchestral, bagpipes, slightly over-the-top
Track 8 almost neo-goth, like taking Current 93's 'Falling Back In Fields of Rape' and making it political, like early Einsturzende Neubauten but darker, epic, strange

These folks were the real thing in terms of sticking it to the man and speaking up for the oppressed, and their earlier albums were a lot more raw industrial, they even collaborated with the South Wales Striking Miners Choir a few years earlier than this. Mid '80s release.

Track Listing
1.Fuckhead 6.The Crusher
2.51ST State of America 7.Victory
3.Comrade Enver Hoxha 8.Corridor of Cells
4.Fist 9.Unacceptable Face of Freedom
5.Statement 10.Unacceptable Face of Freedom
 11.Unacceptable Face of Freedom