Anti-Nowhere League

Perfect Crime

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What is this? A few years slip by, and those funny Anti-Nowhere bikers come back as the Alarm. Actually, some of this ain't half bad; Animal (now known as Nick Culmer, which reminds of when Cockney Rejects singer Stinky suddenly became Jefferson Turner) always had a convincing natural voice (remember the first half of "Woman"?), and the songs themselves are OK, but there are overblown gothic synths and harpsichords, and overdramatic keyboards everywhere, choking the very life out of the gasping material. Add embarrassing background vocals, and a total absence of any guitar presence, and you begin to feel sorry for little Animal, stripped naked and left out in the cold. Poor critter. It's also a waste of a decent package and songs about "Johannesburg" and "Atomic Harvest." This is just "nowhere," League. Shame.

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