Album Cover Art: Pearl Harbor & The Explosions

It’s the 81st anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. It’s time for an oddball tribute. Oddball tributes are what I do best.

Pearl Harbor & the Explosions were a pretty good Bay Area new wave band. I saw them open for The Tubes. Their singer styled herself Pearl E Gates. I am not making this up.

This 1979 album was the band’s only record. It had different covers in the US and UK but they’re both on the ordinary side.

The UK cover has the virtue of showing the band, not just lettering:

Here’s the single/video from the album:


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