Blondie :: Heart of Glass EP

As the 1970s came to a close, Blondie released its third album, Parallel Lines. Helmed by producer Mike Chapman, the record streamlined the arty punk of the band's previous efforts into a cohesive pop sound, with chiming, melodic songs like "Sunday Girl," "One Way or Another," and the band's Nerves cover "Hanging on the Telephone" serving as sleek vehicles for Debbie Harry's vocals and Chris Stein's hooks. But it was "Heart of Glass," a song included deep on the lp's second side, that would take Blondie from NYC's art-punk underground to . . .

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