Tag Archives: 1982

Record Review: Bill Nelson – The Love That Whirls [Diary of A Thinking Heart] [part 2]

[continued from last post] Two of the three B-sides from the “Eros Arriving” 2×7″ were next in the program. “Flesh” was the odd man out in this context, since the frenetic, angular New Wave clearly belonged to the previous two … Continue reading

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Record Review: Bill Nelson – The Love That Whirls [Diary of A Thinking Heart] [part 1]

Bill Nelson: The Love That Whirls [Diary Of A Thinking Heart] UK CD [1986] Empire Of The Senses Hope For The Heartbeat (Remix) Waiting For Voices A Private View Eros Arriving The Bride Of Christ In Autumn Flesh He And … Continue reading

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Record Review: Gang Of Four – Songs Of The Free DLX RM

Gang Of Four: Songs Of The Free DLX RM US CD [1996] Call Me Up I Love A Man In A Uniform We Live As We Dream, Alone It Is Not Enough Life! It’s A Shame I Will Be A … Continue reading

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Redux: Remastering – The Complete Faith Global

July 22, 2014 Faith Global: Earth Report UK 12″ [1982] Earth Report Coded World Love Seems Lost Faith Global: The Same Mistakes UK LP [1983] The Same Mistakes Forgotten Man Hearts & Flowers Knowing The Way Love Seems Lost Coded … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Zaine Griff – Figvres

I first heard of Zaine Griff when his debut solo album [he had a long prior history in NZ/UK glam bands going back to the early 70s] “Ashes + Diamonds” in 1980. As Tony Visconti produced and a review I … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | Befour Three O’Clock – Happen Happened

I remember loving The Three O’Clock and seeing the Salvation Army album all over the place at every hip record store in the mid-80s and thinking “I really must get that some day.” <flash forward 33 years> I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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30 Days: 30 Albums | China Crisis – Difficult Shapes + Passive Rhythms – Some People Think It’s Fun To Entertain DLX RM

I first encountered China Crisis on MTV’s “London Calling” program where a snippet of the video for “Working With Fire + Steel” was shown. I immediately bought the album of that name, which got a release on Warner Brothers in … Continue reading

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