Fischer-Z

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After two solo albums and an album with the Cry, Watts reactivated Fischer-Z without bothering to bring in any other original members. Whether it was a calculated move to shift units or a sign that Watts had rediscovered his original vision is up to the listener, but there's no denying that he remained a distinct and exceptional songwriter. Steering the band into a "modern" direction, this album reintroduced a heavier keyboard presence into their sound. "The Perfect Day," the first single, was a hit in Europe and Australia and paved the way for more chart success. Watts had pulled himself out of his dark mood and was actually having fun again. "Leave It to the Businessmen to Die Young," "Tallulah Tomorrow" and "Realistic Man" were some of his finest songs to date. A grand return to form.

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