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  • By the way the director of Deathwish is called Michael Winner.

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  • The Road Angel (middle name Deathwish, likes listening to Grateful Dead, Phish, any jam, really) stands on the side of the road, flapping his wings and waving his hands to get drivers to slow down -- a tug on their mortality strings, I guess.

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  • Replete with the recorded debut of the strange Esperanto that Sting would gleefully employ on-stage ( "Gee-yo, Gee-yo, Gee-yo-yo", indeed), it was edited down to under three minutes and brazenly picked as Track 2, and stands as a freeform try-out for the expansive art-pop that was becoming their metier (see also 'Walking On The Moon' and the effects-laden verses of 'Deathwish').

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  • 'Message In A Bottle' you know about; 'Deathwish', a motoring madness song, succeeds because of its construction, the way two different rhythm; are juxtaposed to create the impression of speed; 'Bring On The Night' and 'Walking On The Moon' are familiar Police style, a mixture of dub, pop and rock.

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  • But unbelievably, there's no track of real substance on the side, with 'Deathwish' again showing a dearth of instrumental talent thinly spread over a well-worn series of tried and trusted riffs.

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  • Nevertheless he is still an integral Police-man because his joint compositions - 'Deathwish', based on a Bo Diddley beat, and Its Alright For You, a pure 50s/'60s headshaker - expose similar roots and fascinations.

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  • Its like a scene out of a Charles Bronson "Deathwish" movie.

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  • Hobo With A Shotgun is a convincingly excessive homage to/parody of cheap 1970s/80s thrillers – a lurid mix of Troma splatter, Mad Max set dressing and Deathwish avenger thrills, peppered with absurd lines such as, "Put the knife away or I'll use it to carve welfare cheques on your skin!"

    Rutger Hauer on Hobo With A Shotgun

  • I plan on starting Deathwish by Rob Thurman as soon as I finish this sentence!

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  • Between now and then I'll probably finish Deathwish by Rob Thurman.

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