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Option 30 was a new wave band from the early 1980s founded by Timothy K. ("TK") Smith on guitars and vocals, Jim Nordstrom on bass and saxophone, and Todd Nero on drums. The band also featured a young Trent Reznor on keyboards and lead vocals.

Years active: 1982 – 1986.

Option 30's style was similar to that of Falco and early albums by The Police. The band managed to record one demo (see below) before Reznor…

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  • is there a download of the release with TR somewhere?
  • You are oh so right.
  • Much better than Nine Inch Nails.
  • Woo! love the Option!
  • Fuck yeah.
  • I was in a sad little liquor store in Western PA the other night, buying a bottle of spiced rum as the snow came down. The After the Fire version of "Der Kommissar" came on the radio, and a middle-aged lady at the register began to sing along. Fond memories of Option 30 concerts past? Only the liquor store lady knows for sure.
  • подобное музло в массы, епта! УУУААА!!!! )))))
  • Honestly cannot bring myself to listen to this....
  • very great
  • rofl! not quite as bad as his other pre-nin band, exotic birds....this is nearly as good for laughs as flight of the conchords....lol

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