I Should Have Known Better (3:49)

Cover of On Returning (1977-1979)

From On Returning (1977-1979) and 11 other releases

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  • fastlane01

    Brilliant, Ctuak summed it up pretty well, can't believe I've only played it twice on here, compared to the hundreds of times on vinyl & cd.

    22 Apr 2014 Reply
  • anawynn

    wonderful

    15 May 2013 Reply
  • hexHipPriest

    awesome song from Wire's most brilliant album

    30 Nov 2012 Reply
  • Ctuak

    Amazing opener, and a great burst far from the original standards of punk. Who knew delicate poetry could be intertwined with instrumental rawness so well! Amazing band, truly influential throughout punk and it's derived forms. Shame these sort of artists aren't recognized as much on modern standards as they should be. 'Punks' of this day only know what they're exposed to, I suppose. But in the age of the internet, ignorance is no excuse.

    9 Mar 2012 Reply
  • prettymuchfifi

    Ugh. So good!!!!

    28 Oct 2011 Reply
  • prominence_la

    Brilliant. Yes, a promising opener for sure...

    19 Sep 2011 Reply
  • mattmacneil

    such an incredible song

    9 May 2011 Reply
  • rtom87

    english punks never made me cry before.

    13 Apr 2011 Reply
  • mattmacneil

    one of the best album openers evverrrr

    17 Mar 2011 Reply
  • jemly

    fckkkkkkk

    3 Feb 2011 Reply
  • AloneInTheSky

    Great Song!

    3 Dec 2010 Reply
  • venenumest

    "this one reminds me of Bauhaus" you do realize that this was a year before bauhaus had their first album out, right?

    21 Oct 2010 Reply
  • iPaet

    Their best song!

    17 Sep 2010 Reply
  • arenescu

    Their most post-punk song is not even in the top 15. How ironic.

    1 Jul 2010 Reply
  • Sibbel83

    absolutely beautiful...

    24 Jun 2010 Reply
  • npunctc

    this one reminds me of Bauhaus

    13 May 2010 Reply
  • dark_companion

    my favourite wire song.

    24 Feb 2010 Reply
  • Dette04

    Fuck`n Amazing.!!!!!

    11 Feb 2010 Reply
  • uberalles2

    Timeless. No less interesting than it was the first time I listened to it on Chicago's college radio stations.

    30 Jan 2010 Reply
  • quarterek

    Great!!!!

    18 Nov 2009 Reply
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