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Ultravox’s “Rage In Eden” Boxed Set Is Two Of A Perfect Pair [part 3]

[…continued from last post] STEVEN WILSON 2.0 MIX [CONT.] So we were diving into Disc 2 of the “Rage In Eden” ultrabox. The famous ending to the album was the stark and uncompromising “You Name [Has Slipped My Mind Again].” … Continue reading

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Ultravox’s “Rage In Eden” Boxed Set Is Two Of A Perfect Pair [part 2]

[…continued from last post] 1981 ALBUM The classic 1981 album was perhaps the acme of Ure-era Ultravox. Chest-deep in angst-ridden melodrama and European angst. We’ve waxed eloquent about the album itself during the Ultravox Rock G.P.A. so those thoughts were … Continue reading

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Ultravox’s “Rage In Eden” Boxed Set Is Two Of A Perfect Pair [part 1]

It shipped to me inexpensively from a US dealer once it went on sale in America in December, 2022; over two months following the late September UK/European release of this ultrabox. It follows in the formats established by the “Vienna” … Continue reading

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Another Ultravox Artifact From A Parallel Universe Fell Through A Wormhole Last Friday And It’s For Sale, But Not For Long

We all know that “Rage In Eden” was [magnificently] produced by Conny Plank, who capped a three album arc of producing Ultravox with the climactic “Rage In Eden.” But nothing is black and white anymore in the 21st century. And … Continue reading

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When Titans…Collaborate: Malcolm Garrett + Peter Saville Sleeves [part 3]

[…continued from last post] The last post showed Garrett invited to one of Saville’s regular clients on a job that demanded the highest level of thought and accomplishment. The final example of graphic designers Malcolm Garrett and Peter Saville pairing … Continue reading

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When Titans…Collaborate: Malcolm Garrett + Peter Saville Sleeves [part 2]

[…continued from last post] The last post examined a single that graphic designers Malcolm Garrett and Peter Saville had collaborated on together in 1981 for Duran Duran. Today we’ll examine a more substantial pairing of the two Mancunian designers who … Continue reading

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When Titans…Collaborate: Malcolm Garrett + Peter Saville Sleeves [part 1]

Manchester was a hotbed of musical influence in the Post-Punk musical environment for sure, but if you’re a graphic designer [raises hand] it was even more influential from the same period. While there were titans of sleeve art prior to … Continue reading

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