The Work

Live In Japan

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The confrontational early 1980s U.K. free music ensemble The Work is heard in live performance in Japan on its last tour, in a set that features improvisations stunning in both their spontaneity and their aggression. The band takes full advantage of its instrumental palette, which includes keyboards, horns, and Hawaiian guitar, to explore (and in some cases dismantle) pieces like "Fingers & Toes" and their classic "I Hate America."

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