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Cerebral Music That's "Maximum Fun"

Rock critic Ken Tucker reviews new albums by two British bands. He says the Pet Shop Boys' Introspective lives up to its name, with tight, understated songs. Eighth Wonder's Fearless is commercial and accessible, yet emotionally distant.

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Other segments from the episode on November 17, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 17, 1988: Interview with Neil Jordan; Review of the Pet Shop Boys' album "Introspective" and Eighth Wonder's album "Fearless"; Interview with Joe Franklin; Review…

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