Tag Archives: 1981

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 When Personal CD Projects Get Superseded By Real Labels [part 4]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 When Personal CD Projects Get Superseded By Real Labels [part 2]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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Record Review: Altered Images – Happy Birthday …Plus DLX RM UK CD [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The first single from the album didn’t trouble the charts any, but “A Day’s Wait” had another long drawn out Cure-like instrumental buildup before the vocals entered the song at the halfway point. Original guitarist Ceaser … Continue reading

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Record Review: Altered Images – Happy Birthday …Plus DLX RM UK CD [part 1]

Altered Images: Happy Birthday…Plus UK CD [2004] Intro: Happy Birthday Love And Kisses Real Toys Idols Legionnaire Faithless Beckoning Strings Happy Birthday Midnight A Day’s Wait Leave Me Alone Insects Outro: Happy Birthday Dead Pop Stars Sentimental Who Cares? Happy … Continue reading

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