Tag Archives: 12″ singles

Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 6]

In 1987-1988, Icehouse went all Michael Jackson as the “Man Of Colours” album had an unprecedented five top forty singles peeled off of it in their native Australia. Only three of these got a release in the US, but “Crazy” rose to … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 5]

1987 found Icehouse making their inevitable “big commercial move” album that so many acts were also doing in the mid 80s. It speaks highly for Icehouse’s taste that their “groomed for maximum selling potential” release walks a finer line than most … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 4]

1985 brought a new drive to Icehouse since the previous album, “Sidewalk” saw a marked shift downward from the growth curve that had moved from “Icehouse” to “Primitive Man.” The pressure was on, but the band had now gelled around … Continue reading

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Raiding The “Ice Box” – Planning An Icehouse BSOG [part 2]

After beginning life as Flowers in Australia, only to find a Scot band using that name in the Northern Hemisphere, the group wisely chose to take the name of their debut album, Icehouse. For the follow up, leader Iva Davies … Continue reading

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Heaven 17 Return To The Vinyl Frontier With Captured/Unseen 12″

Tonight old friend and prime commenter chasinvictoria will be seeing Heaven 17 live at the Jazz Café in London. They have a second date tomorrow, with a few tickets left. Sure, sure. I’m intensely jealous, but I mean that in a … Continue reading

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Collecting Simple Minds In The 21st Century [part 4]

[continued from previous post] We proceed in listing the many singles in many territories that Simple Minds issued like dandelion seeds in the 21st century. Part 4 Simple Minds Home CD#1 EUROPE CD5 | Sanctuary Records ‎– SANXS388 | 2005 Home [edit] 4:03 Bird On A Wire 3:50 … Continue reading

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Collecting Simple Minds In The 21st Century [part 3]

[continued from previous post] We persist in listing the many singles in many territories that Simple Minds issued like dandelion seeds in the 21st century. Part 3 Biba-Rom One Step Closer ITALY 12″ | Absolutely Records ‎– ABR 039 | 2003 One Step Closer … Continue reading

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