Tag Archives: 1981

A Young Person’s Guide To: The Human League – Fascination! US EP

The Human League: Fascination! US EP [1983] [Keep Feeling] Fascination [extended] 4:56 Mirror Man 3:48 Hard Times 4:54 I Love You Too Much [version 1] 3:18 You Remind Me Of Gold 3:35 [Keep Feeling] Fascination [improvisation] 6:12 I realized by … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To: Thompson Twins – In The Name Of Love US LP/CD

I first heard Thompson Twins like most “hip” Americans. In the summer of 1982 I was hearing “In The Name Of Love” a lot on college radio. The single would go on to be the Billboard “dance single” of the … Continue reading

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REDUX: Labor Day Special – Bow Wow Wow – W.O.R.K.

September 1, 2014 Bow Wow Wow: W.O.R.K. UK 12″ [1981] W.O.R.K. (N.O. Nah No! No! My Daddy Don’t) [12″ remix] C-30, C-60, C-90 Anda! I remember where I first heard Bow Wow Wow; on RCA’s “Blitz” compilation. I later received … Continue reading

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Record Review: That First Taste Of Soft Cell Courtesy Of Flexipop

Soft Cell/B. Movie: Metro Mr. X/Remembrance Day UK FLEXI [1981] Metro Mr. X [Soft Cell] Remembrance Day [B. Movie] When I was a college freshman, I spent a lot of time in the library, soaking up exotic periodicals like Billboard … Continue reading

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A Young Person’s Guide To “No Man’s Land”

We previously mentioned the only 1981 release by Lene Lovich was the “New Toy” single/EP. It was a single in some territories and an EP in others. Some having four more songs that Stiff Records passed on for the UK. … Continue reading

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Scooped! When Personal CD Projects Get Superseded By Real Labels [part 4]

[…continued from last past] So the brief here was to discuss CDs I have made through great effort for my simulated label, that eventually actually get made by real labels. This was a weird phenomenon where there are no easy … Continue reading

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Scooped! When Personal CD Projects Get Superseded By Real Labels [part 2]

[…continued from last past] So the brief here was to discuss CDs I have made through great effort for my simulated label, that eventually actually get made by real labels. This was a weird phenomenon where there are no easy … Continue reading

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