Adam and the Ants: Kings of the Wild Frontier (Deluxe Edition)

Adam and the Ants: Kings of the Wild Frontier (Deluxe Edition)

By Evan Sawdey

Adam Ant was a pop music prankster who upended the post-punk chart game, but at the end of the day, the real joke may have been on the listeners themselves. 28 Jun 2016 // 2:30 AM

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// Notes from the Road

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