Category Archives: SOTD

Song of the Day, wherein I share songs stuck in my head with readers.

Song Of The Day: Thompson Twins – The Gap

Last week I pulled the fine Edsel DLX RMs of “Quick Step And Side Kick” and “Into The Gap” and gave them a spin as it had been a while. I came to The Thompson Twins via their college chart … Continue reading

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Song Of The Day: The Stranglers – European Female

The Stranglers: European Female UK 7″ [1982] European Female Savage Breast The song that I can’t get out of my head today is an unlikely one from The Stranglers. I first encountered them via their tough and artistic magnum opus … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Les Rita Mitsouko – C’est Comme Ça

Les Rita Mitsouko: C’est Comme Ça US 12″ [1987] C’est Comme Ça [ext. ver] Stupid Anyway By the time that the UK had crashed and burned musically for me in the mid-80s, I began to finally hear some music from … Continue reading

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Song Of The Day: Klaus Nomi – Rubberband Lazer

I was visiting friends out of town last weekend and talk went to Klaus Nomi, who my friend Elisa really liked. Well, what’s not to like? Anyone who has heard or seen the eccentric German performer, would walk away with … Continue reading

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Song Of The Day: The Stranglers – Peaches

The Stranglers: Peaches UK 7″ Peaches Go Buddy Go It’s been a while since a song got stuck in my head that wasn’t related to what I’ve already been writing about. This track entered my brain on Sunday and it’s still … Continue reading

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New Wave Comps: Blitz

Way back in the New Wave era the record labels had a problem. That problem had a name, and his name was Lee Abrams! He was the joker who developed the AOR FM-Rock format I disparage so much! Armed with … Continue reading

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Song of the Day: Cowboys International – Thrash

I remember hearing reviews of Cowboys International back in the day, but I never actually bought any of their music until sometime in the 90s, when I happened across their debut album, The Original Sin, in a US Virgin Atlantic … Continue reading

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