Advantage (album)

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Clock DVA - Advantage.jpeg
Studio album by Clock DVA
Released 1983
Recorded Fall 1982
Studio Rockfield Studios
(Wales, UK)
Genre Post-punk, industrial
Length 40:47
Label Polydor
Producer Hugh Jones
Clock DVA chronology
Passions Still Aflame
(1982)Passions Still Aflame1982
Buried Dreams
(1989)Buried Dreams1989
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

Advantage is the third studio album (second LP) by Clock DVA, released in 1983 by Polydor Records.[2] Singles from it were "Breakdown" and "Resistance". A video was filmed for the song "Resistance", directed by Peter Care.

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Adi Newton; all music composed by Clock DVA.

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Tortured Heroine" 5:10
2. "Beautiful Losers" 4:26
3. "Resistance" 3:50
4. "Eternity in Paris" 5:49
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "The Secret Life of the Big Black Suit" 3:36
2. "Breakdown" 4:25
3. "Dark Encounter" 7:26
4. "Poem" 6:05


Adapted from the Advantage liner notes.[3]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United Kingdom 1983 Polydor CS, LP POLS 1082
Germany 1989 Interfisch CD, LP SETH 006
Italy 1992 Contempo CD CONTE 191


  1. ^ Farley, Keith. "Clock DVA: Advantage > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved 12 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Grant, Steven; Robbins, Ira (2007). "Clock DVA". Trouser Press. Retrieved 12 May 2016. 
  3. ^ Advantage (sleeve). Clock DVA. London, United Kingdom: Polydor Records. 1983. 

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