Category Archives: 30 Days – 30 Albums

30 Days: 30 Albums | Befour Three O’Clock – Happen Happened

I remember loving The Three O’Clock and seeing the Salvation Army album all over the place at every hip record store in the mid-80s and thinking “I really must get that some day.” <flash forward 33 years> I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | China Crisis – Difficult Shapes + Passive Rhythms – Some People Think It’s Fun To Entertain DLX RM

I first encountered China Crisis on MTV’s “London Calling” program where a snippet of the video for “Working With Fire + Steel” was shown. I immediately bought the album of that name, which got a release on Warner Brothers in … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | The Dickies – Idjit Savant

I used to have three Dickies CDs that I got rid of because they weren’t “Incredible Shrinking Dickies” or “Dawn Of The Dickies. Once I go the DLC RMs of those titles in the early noughts, I figured “why clutter … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Bill Pritchard – Jolie

Yow! It’s been so looooong since I bought my first Bill Pritchard album [30 years, easily] that I’d completely forgotten how I came to do it! After doing some research on “Three Months, Three Weeks, And Two Days,” I think … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | B-Movie – Climate Of Fear

I first heard B-Movie on a flexidisc from Flexipop magazine that had a version of “Remembrance Day” coupled with Soft Cell’s “Metro Mr. X” and I saw it as a cheap way to check out this “Soft Cell” I’d been … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Nick Lowe – Jesus Of Cool DLX RM

This has been an album that I have wanted for over 30 years. At first, I was indifferent to Lowe’s tuneful New Wave pop since when he popped up on my radar, he was closer to the mainstream than the … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Danny Elfman – So-Lo

This was an album that I had bought on LP when it had come out and I quickly ditched it in the Great Vinyl Purge; figuring [rightly] that I would get it on CD later. What I didn’t know at … Continue reading

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