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  • 1. Wordy Rappinghood
  • 2. Genius Of Love
  • 3. Tom Tom Theme
  • 4. L'Elephant
  • 5. As Above So Below
  • 6. Lorelei
  • 7. On, On, On, On...(Remix)
  • 8. Booming And Zooming

SEMINAL NEW EDITION VINYL LP! Killer off-kilter disco rap disco-not-disco genius. This is their first and best album and includes the hits "Wordy Rappinghood" and "Genius Of Love". Essential!

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