Landscape’s second and most successful LP was released in March 1981.
‘Powerful and impressive, it simply blitzes the opposition.’ That’s how Melody Maker’s Trevor Morris reviewed From the Tea-Rooms of Mars … when it appeared at the beginning of 1981, making it one of the most critically acclaimed albums of the year, and one of the most important of the decade.
‘Why? Because it arrived at the exact right moment. The exact right moment for Landscape, as they morphed from one musical direction into the next. And at the exact right moment for synthpop, as it moved from radio novelty to becoming the foundation of everything that was to follow …’
From Ian Peel’s liner note, to be published with the forthcoming reissues …