Tag Archives: 1981

Record Review: Duran Duran – My Own Way

Duran Duran: My Own Way UK 7″ [1981] My Own Way [7″ version] Like An Angel I was an early convert to the church of Double Duran [R.I.P. J.J.Jackson]. My friend chasinvictoria initially sent me a tape letter in 1981 … Continue reading

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Record Review: PiL – The Flowers Of Romance [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The other song I heard on the radio was the frankly awesome “Banging The Door.” It began with a very Wobbly bass  line that got half a measure to itself before the thunderdrums of Atkins began … Continue reading

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Record Review: PiL – The Flowers Of Romance [part 1]

Public Image Limited: The Flowers Of Romance US CD [1990] Four Enclosed Walls Track 8 Phenagen Flowers Of Romance Under The House Hymie’s Him Banging The Door Go Back Francis Massacre I was an American living in Central Florida in … Continue reading

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Record Review: Girls At Our Best! – Pleasure [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] Once the laser hit the ebullient title cut to the album [which originally began the 1981 LP] then all bets were off. This was an immediately gripping piece of hook laden pop-punk with a penchant for … Continue reading

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Record Review: Girls At Our Best! – Pleasure

Girls At Our Best!: Pleasure UK CD [2009] Getting Nowhere Fast Warm Girls Politics! It’s Fashion Go For The Gold Pleasure Too Big For Your Boots I’m Beautiful Now Waterbed Babies Fun City Teenagers £600,000 Heaven China Blue Fast Boyfriends … Continue reading

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Unnamed Jo Callis Project Gets Greenlighted!

On Saturday, I crossed a line in the sand! In a move that doesn’t happen every day, I obtained the final piece of a special Jo Callis puzzle. I now have everything he’s released outside of The Rezillos and the Human … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Teardrop Explodes – Wilder

The Teardrop Explodes: Wilder UK CD [2000] Bent Out Of Shape Colours Fly Away Seven Views Of Jerusalem Pure Joy Falling Down Around Me The Culture Bunker Passionate Friend Tiny Children Like Leila Khaled Said …And The Fighting Takes Over … Continue reading

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