Hackskeptic’s 500 Greatest Songs: Propaganda – Duel

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314 – Propaganda – Duel (1985)
Written by Claudia Brücken, Ralf Dörper and Michael Mertens
Produced by Stephen Lipson
Label – ZTT

Magnificently over produced by Stephen Lipson, “Duel” tempts one into thinking that Propaganda really should have rivalled the success of other synth pop bands from the same period such as A-ha and Pet Shop Boys. Perhaps it’s the level of dark gothic depth they swayed towards on other compositions which ultimately led to their lack of cumulative chart hits. Nonetheless, this is still a classic.

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