I really like the writing in this one. I think they use the robot metaphor in a simple but clever way, and it is noticeable that many of the words have three or four syllables, which is uncommon in most charting pop songs.
Ruth Pointer’s voice is perfect for the lead vocal.
This is from the days when they had the right balance of sexy and classy.
Absolute New Zealand garage legend :
A nice little doco for inspiration:
A dramatisation of Dogen’s travels in China, where he reached enlightenment, and his return to Japan where he introduced Zen:
Distant motorways wheeze
to rivalries of songbirds in trees
caressed by a gentle sea breeze
which ushers, ever so modestly,
the newborn sun to its sovereignty.