Pere Ubu: Drive, He Said 1994-2002

Pere Ubu: Drive, He Said 1994-2002

By Ed Whitelock

The period covered by this box set is perhaps the least understood or appreciated among Pere Ubu’s many iterations, yet these might just be their most vibrantly subversive recordings. 24 May 2017 // 8:07 AM

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