VOIGHT-KAMPFF: “Victim of Desire” b/w “I Believe in Love”: CS single

The two songs that comprise this cassette single are both solid tunes of dark punk. “Victim of Desire” is as upbeat and poppy as a post-punk song can be. It’s a smooth, fun dance number in the Joy Division vein. Speaking of those four British lads, both tunes draw heavily from the Ian Curtis-fronted project. “I Believe in Love” is the darker of the two tracks, reminding me even more of Joy Division than “Victim of Desire,” especially with the deep tone of the vocals. This was a pleasant sonic surprise. –Kurt Morris (Deranged)