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Information Society – Information Society – Vinyl Record

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Information Society is the self-titled debut album by the American synthpop and freestyle band Information Society, released in 1988. The album was a commercial success, particularly known for its hit singles that became emblematic of the late 1980s synthpop and new wave scenes. Information Society, often abbreviated as InSoc, is notable for their blend of electronic dance music, catchy melodies, and futuristic themes. Information Society was formed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the early 1980s.

The album is characterized by its use of synthesizers, electronic beats, and sample-heavy production, blending pop sensibilities with futuristic and technological themes. The lyrics often explore concepts of love, technology, and human interaction. Dominated by synthesizers and electronic drum machines, creating a danceable and melodic sound. Incorporates elements of freestyle music, which was popular in the dance music scene during the 1980s. Uses samples from various media, including sci-fi movies and television shows, adding a unique and playful element to the tracks.

Notable Tracks

“What’s on Your Mind (Pure Energy)”: The album’s biggest hit, known for its catchy chorus and the use of a sample from Leonard Nimoy as Spock saying “pure energy” from the TV show “Star Trek.” This track reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
“Walking Away”: Another successful single, characterized by its infectious melody and danceable beat. It reached No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.
“Running”: A re-recorded version of an earlier track, this song was a hit in the club scene and showcases the band’s freestyle influences.
“Repetition”: Features introspective lyrics and a slower, more reflective tempo compared to the dance-heavy singles.
“Over the Sea”: A synth-driven track with lush electronic arrangements and melancholic lyrics.

The album was a commercial hit, particularly noted for its singles “What’s on Your Mind (Pure Energy)” and “Walking Away,” which received heavy rotation on MTV and radio stations. The album received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised its catchy songs, innovative use of samples, and production quality.

The album is considered a classic within the synthpop genre, influencing later artists and bands who incorporated electronic elements into pop music. “What’s on Your Mind (Pure Energy)” remains an iconic track from the 1980s, frequently included in compilations of the era’s music and still popular in retro dance clubs.

Information Society by Information Society is a quintessential synthpop album from the late 1980s, blending catchy melodies with futuristic themes and innovative production techniques. The album’s success and enduring hits like “What’s on Your Mind (Pure Energy)” and “Walking Away” cemented the band’s place in music history. For fans of synthpop and electronic dance music, this album offers a nostalgic yet timeless listening experience.

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Track Listing
What’s On Your Mind (Pure Energy)
Tomorrow
Lay All Your Love On Me
Repetition
Walking Away
Over The Sea
Attitude
Something In The Air
Running
Make It Funky

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