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Record Review: Scritti Politti/Sweetie Irie – Take Me In Your Arms And Love Me UK 7″

Scritti Politti/Sweetie Irie: Take Me In Your Arms And Love Me – UK – 7″ [1991] Take Me In Your Arms And Love Me Take Me In Your Arms And Love Me [instrumental] Wow. Last summer I wondered when I … Continue reading

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Record Review: Altered Images – Bring Me Closer UK 12″

Altered Images: Bring Me Closer – UK – 12″ [1983] Bring Me Closer [extended version] Surprise Me 1983 brought with it many changes as the New Wave/Post-Punk and even New Pop trends of 1981 began to mutate in an increasingly … Continue reading

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“Record” Review: Peter Godwin – “You! [Johnson Somerset Mix]” DL Single

Peter Godwin: You! [Johnson Somerset Mix] US – DL [2020] You! [Johnson Somerset Mix] 9:40 When Peter Godwin surfaces with his first new single in too many years, it was with a surprising new musical partner in Garbo Dastorg. The … Continue reading

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REVO Remastering: Fourth Time Lucky For Peter Godwin’s “Torch Songs + Heroics” [REVO 057C]

It’s a cold fact of life that the real labels will often remaster and reissue a title beloved by many several times, and even my simulated vanity label has done this on occasion. No more occasions than for this title. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Andy Summers + Robert Fripp – I Advance Masked US CD

Andy Summers + Robert Fripp: I Advance Masked – US – CD [1992] I Advance Masked Under Bridges of Silence China – Yellow Leader In The Cloud Forest New Marimba Girl On A Swing Hardy Country The Truth Of Skies … Continue reading

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Record Review: Ronny – If You Want Me To Stay UK 12″

Ronny: If You Want Me To Stay – UK – 12″ [1981] If You Want Me To Stay [dance mix] If You Want Me To Stay [instrumental] I recall reading about Parisian model Ronny and her alliance with the Blitz … Continue reading

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Record Review: Alan Rankine – The World Begins To Look Her Age JPN CD

Alan Rankine: The World Begins To Look Her Age – JPN – CD [1986] Elephant’s Walk In Morning Glory Mission For The Don Your Very Last Day The Best In Me The World Begins To Look Her Age Last Bullet … Continue reading

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