Tag Archives: 1981

Song Of The Day: The Human League – Seconds

Last week I had a yen to pull out The Human League’s “Dare” and give it a good couple of spins. Credit having my head in the Jo Callis bucket lately [more on that later] and that ultimately took me … Continue reading

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Want List: Hambi + The Dance; More Liverpudlian New Wave

Even though I have numerous vinyl archiving projects all revved up and ready to go in the Record Cell, the impetus is to always look to the horizon and try to apply my fine-toothed comb to the unruly tangle of … Continue reading

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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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