Category Archives: Designed By Peter Saville

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Ultravox – Lament DLX RM

In 2009, the Chrysalis Ultravox albums got what were called “Definitive Edition” DLX RMs as 2xCD packages with a few previously unreleased early mixes tossed into the blend  of B-sides, remixes, and live tracks that comprised the series. They all … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Zaine Griff – Figvres

I first heard of Zaine Griff when his debut solo album [he had a long prior history in NZ/UK glam bands going back to the early 70s] “Ashes + Diamonds” in 1980. As Tony Visconti produced and a review I … 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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Want List: Ultravox Extended Finally Completes The Canon

Ultravox: Extended – The 12″ Remix Collection UK 2xCD [2018] CD 1: All Stood Still (Extended Version) I Never Wanted To Begin (Extended Version) Reap The Wild Wind (Extended Version) We Came To Dance (Extended Version) One Small Day (Special … Continue reading

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Ron-Kon II: A Memorial Tale – [more Rockaway] [part 7]

[continued from last post] Rockaway Records [continued] Going through the bins this afternoon, I finally came across something that I had been wanting since 1979. Cack when I was listening to FM Rock®, there were a number of syndicated recio … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 74]

[continued from last post] The first album after their reformation of 2006 was 2010’s “History Of Modern.” The bulk of it was the sound of OMD trying to see if they could fit back in their own skin. After many … Continue reading

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Rock GPA: Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark [part 63]

[…continued from last post] While we waited for the inevitable CD/DVD of the Museum of Liverpool shows to come, there were other OMD events to keep us busy in 2015. Primary of these was the February DLX RM of  their … Continue reading

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