David Pescovitz at 8:54 am Wed, Feb 13, 2013
In 1976, space was the place: Les Rockets cover The Spotnik's "Last Space Train." (via @chris_carter_)
David Pescovitz is Boing Boing's co-editor/managing partner. He's also a research director at Institute for the Future. On Instagram, he's @pesco.
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Cool, but it does not top the original – the Spotniks wear space suits with plastic globes over their heads!
it’s like the lovechild of devo and kraftwerk having angry drunk sex in the elevator of the eiffel tower.
their decidedly funkier vocode-licious cover of “on the road again”
Galaxy was a brilliant album. Cross between Kraftwerk & Pink Floyd, but with an outrageous French accent.
My two favourite Rockets tracks: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JyjsaV8qeE
Also, the singer looks like someone painted Vick Mackie silver. I love the Rockets.
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