Here Comes Everybody. A PLAGUE: the new video!! Even though the song and the album it came from were recorded and released two years ago now, we decided to make a video (our first since 1987′s Blue Refrigerator ) to celebrate our 30 year anniversary as a band! Behold the wonderful work here from Potboiler Story Company LLC and a host of actor friends of ours who volunteered for the shoot. Directors and Videographers: Andy Blubaugh and Adam Bartell.
The Wake's second album is so much better than their first, 1982's Harmony, that the earlier album may safely be forgotten, or at least thought of as a painful growing lesson. Here Comes Everybody, which, like the Glasgow quartet's name, is derived from James Joyce's Finnegans Wake, is a lost treasure of mid-'80s .
Here+Comes+Everybody+++Si. has been added to your Cart. Includes FREE MP3 version of this album. Long considered their masterwork, Here Comes Everybody is post-punk at its most lush and alluring. With an underlying urgency peppered with a frost of delicate melody, the influence of the Wake can be seen in a myriad of sub-genres within the independent community and is often cited as a key influence on our own label roster.
That last song, one almost explicitly referred to on the title track of Air France's Sincerely Yours labelmate the Honeydrips' 2007 Here Comes the Future, sounds especially relevant at a time when being internet-famous is no longer a novelty: "Have you heard the good news/ Everybody is a star/ Have you heard the good news/ Everybody works so hard.