On Midnight Cleaners (1982), their third self-released cassette, the Cleaners from Venus further refined their spontaneous, rough-hewn psychedelic pop. However, it would utlimately mark the last recordings of the band's core duo -- chief songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Martin Newell and drummer and co-contributor Lol Elliot -- whose fruitful collaboration burns
brightest on this shimmering and eerie masterpiece. Brooklyn-based label Captured Tracks reissued the cassette on LP in April of 2012.
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