Category Archives: Record Review

Releases that get the scrutiny of The Post-Punk Monk.

Soft Cell Renege On Promise To Break Up In Record Time

It seems like only yesterday [cue harp run…] when Soft Cell were having their final concerts before absolutely packing it in back three years ago following their final concert and releasing an ultrabox of it, along with a nine disc … Continue reading

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Record Review: B-52’s – “Give Me Back My Man” UK 7″

The B-52’s: Give Me Back My Man – UK – 7″ [1980] Give Me Back My Man 3:53 Give Me Back My Man [version] 3:47 I lucked into this record in the first of two [!] visits to Time Traveler … Continue reading

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Record Review: Yukihiro Takahashi – “Wild + Moody” FR CD

Yukihiro Takahashi: Wild + Moody – FR – CD [1996] Wild + Moody Stranger Things Have Happened Kill That Thermostat Helpless The Price to pay Bounds Of Reason + Love Walking To The Beat Recently, we were discussing Masami Tsuchiya’s … Continue reading

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Record Review: Bow Wow Wow – “See Jungle! See Jungle! Go Join Your Gang Yeah, City All Over Go Ape Crazy!” UK CD [part 2]

[…continued from last post] “Mickey Put It Down” was a case of McLaren using Disney archetypes to tell a story as old as rock and roll. Girl pines for boy to pay attention her when he’s smitten with his guitar. … Continue reading

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Record Review: Bow Wow Wow – “See Jungle! See Jungle! Go Join Your Gang Yeah, City All Over Go Ape Crazy!” UK CD [part 1]

Bow Wow Wow: See Jungle! See Jungle! Go Join Your Gang Yeah, City All Over Go Ape Crazy! – UK – CD [1990] Jungle Boy [7″ Remix] 3:33 Chihuahua (12″ Version) 5:47 Sinner, Sinner, Sinner (12″ Version) 4:13 Mickey Put … Continue reading

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Record Review: Adam Ant – “B-Side Babies” US CD

Adam Ant: B-Side Babies – US – CD [1994] Adam And The Ants: Fall-In Adam And The Ants: Making History Adam And The Ants: Beat My Guest Adam And The Ants: Friends (Version 2) Adam Ant: Red Scab Adam Ant: … Continue reading

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Gary Kemp + Steven Wilson + Mike Garson = …Whaaa…??!

Gary Kemp + Steven Wilson + Mike Garson: Waiting For The Band remix – DL – [2021] Waiting For The Band [remix] 10:37 This came out of nowhere and I had to investigate, given the participants. I have been aware … Continue reading

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